Rothschild

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Books

Book delves into the Rothschild collection of bizarre objects associated with death and dying

The collection was assembled by baroness Henri de Rothschild

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Obituaries

Bettina Looram dies

The last surviving child of Baron Alphonse von Rothschild, of the Austrian branch of that family, dies aged 88.

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Museums

MoMA committee to vote on major drawings collection gifted by Judith Rothschild Foundation

The foundation has offered the museum a collection of more than 2,500 drawings by 400 international artists

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Auctions

Rothschild sale brought British collectors out

Sotheby's sale lands within estimate at £1.3 million

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Paris Biennale

Themed shows in the Paris antique shops during the Biennale

Renaissance jewels (and a master faker revealed), maiolica, Empire and eighteenth-century French lacquer furniture, the life of women between Orient and Europe, Art Deco, Finnish painting, the Brueghels and art from Oceania

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Art market

Most expensive works of art at auction, January to December 1999

The top twenty has Cézanne at the top with a new record from Sotheby's