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Rediscovered painting by Leonardo da Vinci's 'little devil' lover and collaborator sells for record €1.7m in France

Penitent Magdalene by Salaì, who entered Leonardo's workshop at the age of ten, was estimated at €100,000 to €150,000 and is one of only a handful of known works by the artist

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Collection of Balthus drawings and paintings to be sold for €1.2m—so why no mention of his infatuation with pubescent girls?

The works are from the estate of the artist’s teenage “muse and model” Frédérique Tison, who was also his step-niece

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Strong sales as France restarts live auctions

Artcurial, the first auction house to reopen, doubled its sale estimate as lockdown seems to have "sharpened" buyers' appetite

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Leading French auctioneer François Tajan dies, aged 57

The deputy chairman of the Paris-based auction house Artcurial was suffering from food poisoning

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Rare Tahitian painting by Gauguin sells for €9.5m at Artcurial in Paris

Te Bourao II, which went to an international collector, was on loan to the Met in New York for ten years

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UK buyer bags Artemisia Gentileschi painting for a record €4.8m in Paris

Work depicting Roman heroine Lucretia was in a private collection for 40 years

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Gauguin Tahitian painting comes to auction in Paris from the walls of the Met

Te Bourao II (The Purao Tree), which has been in the same collection since 1995, is estimated to sell for €5m-€7m at Artcurial

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Surfacing on the market: macabre mourning jewellery and a bronze cast by Camille Claudel

Our pick of this month's most interesting auctions

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Soham Gupta

Gupta joins Hauser & Wirth

Gagosian beaten to the punch

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Hervé Poulain and Reneé Le Fur make surprise announcement that the pair are joining Artcurial-Briest group

The Sotheby’s-friendly team is joining Artcurial

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Arms giant Dassault backs “cultural and artistic hub” for French auction Market

Briest allies with Artcurial