Sotheby’s Auction House

The Sotheby’s Auction House was founded in London on March 11th 1744. Since 1744, Sotheby’s has dinstinguished itself as a leader in the auction world. Sotheby’s now maintains 90 locations in 40 countries and conducts 250 auctions each year in over 70 categories.

Sotheby’s International Realty has a unique relationship to the art world through its partnership with Sotheby’s. This unique partnership provides exposure to buyers and sellers in a way that no other international brokerage can compete. Properties represented by Sotheby’s International Realty may be featured on the Auction House’s website, The popular Extraordinary Properties blog features some of the most highly read content available throughout the site. All properties advertised in Sotheby’s Preferred magazine are reprised within the Sotheby’s International Realty Property Showcase on, extending the reach of the magazine into the digital space

At the heart of our partnership, the Sotheby’s International Realty brand and the Sotheby’s Auction House have entered into a literary collaboration, publishing the magazine, Sotheby’s Magazine | Art & Home. This large format magazine enriches readers with sophisticated content related to the art and real estate world.