Vergos Auctions: “The ultimate destination” for collectors of Greek and Philhellenic art


Whether one is looking for a masterpiece by an internationally renowned Greek painter or sculptor, a unique object of historical value or even a rare manuscript by one of iconic Greek poets, the highly experienced team at Vergos Auctions can provide it.

With over 200 auctions and 5,000 works of art sold, Greece’s leading auction house has over 30 years of experience in 19th and 20th century works of art, rare books, manuscripts and maps, philhellenic objects and Greek folk art. interest.

Constantin Parthenis, The Glorification of Beauty [1940’s]oil on canvas, 322 x 160 cm.

Over the years, Vergos Auctions has established a reputation as “experts” in Greek and Philhellenic art, widely supported by the trust of Greek art lovers, collectors, academic foundations and cultural institutions around the world. whole.

Takis Vassilakis, Chryssa, Jannis Kounellis, Stephen Antonakos, Yannis Gaitis, Diamantis Diamantopoulos, Nikos Engonopoulos, Vlassis Caniaris, Makis Theofilaktopoulos, Thanos Tsingos, Fotis Kontoglou, Dimitris Mytaras, Pavlos, Jannis Spyropoulos, Theodoros Stamos, Panayiotis Tetsis, Giannis Tsarouhis, Costas Tsoclis and Alecos Fassianos are just some of the renowned artists whose works have been successfully sold by Vergos Auctions.

In 2021, Vergos set a national record price and one of the top five hammer prices in the world for Constantin Parthenis’ masterpiece “The Glorification of Beauty”. In the same year, Vergos set a national record price for a sculpture belonging to the “Signals” series by pioneering artist Takis Vassilakis, as well as a national record price for “Ikonostasi” by Stephen Antonakos.

takis [Vasilakis] – Triple signal – 79 cm.

Vergos Auctions is the first auction house in Greece to establish a philhellenic art department. Over the years, documents of great historical and cultural significance have been auctioned, including “The Oath” by Theodoros Kolokotronis, the golden snuff box by Ioannis Kapodistrias, “Charta” by Rigas Ferraios and handwritten poems by Κonstantine P Κavafis and Odysseas Elytis.

In addition to the live auctions that take place in Athens, Vergos also actively engages in online auctions, making the process of participating from anywhere in the world easier than ever. With a bespoke personalized approach to buying and selling, Vergos Auctions can provide professional advice and guidance to anyone wishing to start or expand their collection of Greek objects of great artistic, cultural and historical value.

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