Skip to main content

Price databases: Price databases compared

Links to price databases and tips for using them

Contact us

Email us at library@sia.edu

Call us on 020 7462 3230

Library homepage

Quick links

 


Quentin Metsys, The Moneylender and His Wife (detail), 1514.
Source: Wikimedia

 

Artprice is particularly useful for tracking trends in the market geographically and for specific artists. Coverage from 1983.

artnet is useful for finding out estimates and realised prices for specific lots, or filling in blanks in your knowledge of specific lots or sales. Coverage from 1985.

Invaluable specialises in sales information for decorative art objects.

 

For auction houses' own online records, see:

Sotheby's

Christie's

Bonhams

Phillips

Poly

China Guardian

 

For details of more UK auctioneers, see the Society of Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers.