The KODL Gallery is a renowned auction, sales and exhibition house based on more than a century of one family's collecting tradition. It focuses on the purchase and sale of paintings, drawings, graphics and sculptures of Czech fine art of the 19th and 20th centuries. The KODL Gallery also provides expert consultations, authorized reports and expertises, restoration or framing of paintings. The gallery takes pride not only in guaranteeing the works of art it sells, but also on its professional approach. At the head of a top team of experts and art historians is the current owner, authorized expert PhDr. Martin Kodl, representing the fourth generation of this family tradition.
Twice a year the KODL Gallery organizes renowned auction days in the Great Hall of Prague's Žofín, which are preceded by a pre-auction exhibition at the gallery's headquarters. In 2019 works of art worth a record sum of 636 million crowns were sold at auctions, thus confirming the KODL Gallery's exceptional position. It has been the most successful auction house in our country for ten years. In the last twenty-eight years paintings worth more than three and a half billion crowns have been sold by the gallery.
The gallery remains true to its traditional focus on Czech fine art. At the same time it concentrates on expanding and deepening its active cooperation with foreign auction houses and private galleries in Europe and the USA. Due to its orientation its aim is to give Czech art greater visibility beyond the borders of the Czech Republic