BlogAdventures with Van Gogh
Only joint letter from Van Gogh and Gauguin—recording their brothel visits—comes up for sale
Vincent describes his artist friend as having the “instincts of a wild beast”
World's largest collection of manuscripts from bankrupt firm Aristophil to be sold in Paris
Auctioneer Claude Aguttes will sell the collection of historic books and manuscripts across 300 sales over at least six years as part of liquidation
Removing French trade barriers still leaves London auction houses with upper hand
Five years ago, France finally allowed outsiders to hold auctions in the country by ending the 400-year-old monopoly of state-appointed auctioneers
The 11-kilo, seven-volume, great-grandpa of art sales indexes
The original work is a listing, in French, of paintings, drawings, prints, pastels, enamels and fans sold at auction during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Leading investment companies in bidding battle to take control of Drouot, the auction house that groups all the Parisian auctioneers
Investment companies bidding as Bergé drops out
Arms giant Dassault backs “cultural and artistic hub” for French auction Market
Briest allies with Artcurial
Drouot to close for FFr40 million revamp
Fury at likely choice of railway warehouse as temporary replacement
An overview of Paris’s top five auction houses at the turn of the millennium
Tajan and PIASA lead the list
Drouot reports 14% increase in turnover after another strong year in the market
End of auction monopoly still awaited
With Sotheby's and Christie's allowed to hold sales in Paris for the first time, can Paris regain its lost place in the art market?
A new French revolution?
Cautious sales in a buoyant French auction market
Good pickings for private collectors at Drouot auctions