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Cezanne

Cézanne painting comes to London ahead of US auction

19 January 2018

A small oil by Paul Cézanne, valued at $1.2m-1.8m, will be on view in London later this month.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art takes over running of venerable antiques and art show

18 January 2018

Sponsorship - and organisation - of the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show is changing hands.

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Large collection of toy robots marches into Wiltshire auction

18 January 2018

If you worried about robots becoming a threat to jobs, or even to humanity, look away now. If you are, however, fascinated by the more benign impact of toy robots, then keep on reading about a Chippenham Auction Rooms sale.

Wendy

Sex life book by antiques dealer-turned-novelist becomes a musical

18 January 2018

Antiques dealer Wendy Salisbury’s novel ‘The Toyboy Diaries’ has been turned into a musical and is making its debut tonight at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester.

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Nelson’s flag from HMS Victory hoisted to £297,000 at Sotheby’s

17 January 2018

A large fragment of the Union Jack believed to have flown from HMS Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 drew determined competition at Sotheby’s.

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“Big-name artists and emerging young talent” – organiser and dealers on this year’s London Art Fair: VIDEO

17 January 2018

The London Art Fair is a fixture in the January fairs calendar and this year celebrates its 30th anniversary at the Business Design Centre in Islington.

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Australia’s Mossgreen auction house and art gallery to close if buyer cannot be found

17 January 2018

Australian auction house Mossgreen is to be wound down by administrators after joint founder Paul Sumner was unable to restructure the firm.

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‘Days Of Wine & Wardrobes’ – tales of an ex-auctioneer in Northern Ireland make for debut novel

17 January 2018

The former owner of Temple Auctions in Northern Ireland, Felicity Graham, has written a novel based on her experiences in the business titled ‘Days Of Wine & Wardrobes’.

De Pury

Simon de Pury wins $10m court case over 'gentleman's agreement’ for $210m Gauguin painting

16 January 2018

Auctioneer turned art advisor Simon de Pury has won his court case over the payment of a $10m fee.

Lucan

Lord Lucan’s hat, champagne bucket and cane come to auction in Oxfordshire

16 January 2018

The belongings of Lady Lucan, who died last year, and Lord Lucan, who vanished over 40 years ago, are coming up for auction in Banbury next month.

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BADA celebrates centenary with special showcase at March fair

16 January 2018

The British Antiques Dealers’ Association (BADA) will host a showcase of antiques and art used in contemporary interiors as part of its schedule of centenary celebrations this year.

Gilbert & George

Gilbert & George artwork comes to auction in south London

16 January 2018

A giant ‘stained glass’ effect artwork by contemporary artist duo Gilbert & George is going to auction later this month.

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How Reginald Cheetham's huge collection of militaria was housed in a two up two down home

15 January 2018

Collectors can often be as fascinating as a collection itself. Take Reginald J Cheetham, an extraordinary man who amassed a huge array of items now coming up for auction at the Adam Partridge saleroom.

Picasso

Five reasons why this Picasso painting at auction is making headlines

15 January 2018

Pablo Picasso’s ‘Femme au béret et à la robe quadrillée’ is to be offered at auction next month, and although it is not unusual for a Picasso to be leading an Impressionist & Modern auction, there are a number of reasons why this portrait is a cut above.

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End of an era as antiques shop closes in historic Brighton Lanes

15 January 2018

The last general antiques shop in the historic Brighton Lanes area is to close later this month.

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They said what?! The week (8-14 January) in quotes from the art and antiques world

14 January 2018

In our weekend series, Antiques Trade Gazette brings you a selection of quotes from dealers, auctioneers, collectors and others. This week, the pipe-collecting community comes out in force and the search is one for Ravilious watercolours.

Édouard Manet's 'Chez Tortoni'

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum extends deadline of $10m reward to help recover stolen artworks

13 January 2018

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum has extended the deadline of its $10m reward offered for information regarding works stolen in a famous heist at the Boston gallery in 1990.

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Sir Francis Drake’s will written as he set sail to face the Spanish Armada offered by US dealer

12 January 2018

A will bearing the signature of Sir Francis Drake as he embarked to fight the Spanish Armada is on offer for £1.2m.

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Art dealer and curator investigated over Modigliani paintings deemed fakes

12 January 2018

An art dealer is among those under investigation over a collection of Amadeo Modigliani paintings which have been denounced as fakes.

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Elegant English furniture leads offering at auction of New York interior decorator’s collection

12 January 2018

English Furniture, works of art and ceramics from two patrons of the arts are to go under the hammer at Doyle in New York next week.