Auctions

Portrait of French king taken from Louvre found at auction

The work, missing since the Second World War, was discovered thanks to an internet search alert

Published online: 20 October 2014

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Younger and mid-career artists fare well in contemporary auctions

But are cracks appearing in the markets for Gerhard Richter and Andy Warhol?

Published online: 18 October 2014

Dolman leads from the front in Phillips sale

The auction house's chairman and chief executive won the top lot on behalf of a telephone bidder at last night's sale

Published online: 16 October 2014

Last-minute reprieve for Richter in Essl’s major sale

Work sold for £5.5m straight after auction

Published online: 14 October 2014

Christie’s tips its hat to Magritte in New York sales

Three works by the Belgian Surrealist are due to come to the auction house in November

Published online: 10 October 2014

The new face of Phillips

Chairman Edward Dolman is bullish on new spaces, new markets and taking on the duopoly

Published online: 09 October 2014

 

Eisenhower planned D-Day here—and then painted it for his valet

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The cost of some face-time

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Room and board

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