870,000 Euro Lorenzo Lippi Old Master at Dorotheum


With the auction room filled to capacity, a crowd of telephone bidders drove the price for a work by Lorenzo Lippi up to 870,000 Euros at Vienna’s Dorotheum auction house. His “Triumph of David” was created under the influence of the Roman and French reaction to Caravaggio, and as such is characterised by the masterful […]

Pharmacists set up 24-hour hotline


The Austrian Pharmacists’ Chamber has set up an around-the-clock telephone hotline.The service, reachable under the number 1455 at local rate seven days a week, 24 hours a day, is an attempt to offer competent advice regarding drugs and medication.Social Democratic (SPÖ) Health Minister Alois Stöger praised the initiative. “It’s great that the service provides tips […]