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Top stories this week – including news of the Mountbatten sale at Sotheby’s

11 April 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of the collection of Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma, appearing at auction in London.

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London Art Week announces details of summer schedule

10 April 2021

Details of the selling exhibitions in galleries in central London and online this summer have been announced by London Art Week (LAW).

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Armorial head with link to Anne Boleyn stars in this week’s pick of five auction highlights

09 April 2021

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a 16th century oak head of a crowned leopard that made 10-times estimate in Essex.

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Californian museum acquires Gentileschi’s ‘record’ Lucretia picture

08 April 2021

The J Paul Getty Museum has acquired a work by Artemisia Gentileschi (1593- c.1654) that had previously sold for a record auction price in 2019.

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Funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies helps Art UK improve access to public art

07 April 2021

Public access to artworks in UK collections has been given a boost with a tie up between Bloomberg Philanthropies and Art UK.

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A Lalique bowl and a Rolex Submariner are among four lots to watch at auction

06 April 2021

With estimates from £300-12,000 here are four previews of upcoming items this week.