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Diego Velázquez portrait

Major Old Master emerges as Velázquez portrait of Spanish queen comes to Sotheby’s

30 November 2023

A large full-length portrait of Isabel de Borbón, Queen of Spain, by the great Diego Velázquez (1599-1660) will be offered at Sotheby’s New York in February.

Philip Hewat Jaboor's entrance hall

The Colour Purple: Collection of Philip Hewat-Jaboor comes to Christie’s

30 November 2023

The collection of connoisseur, art adviser and Masterpiece London fair chairman will be offered at Christie’s next February.

TEFAF Maastricht

TEFAF Maastricht returns for 2024 with a new section and new dealers

29 November 2023

TEFAF Maastricht, organised by The European Fine Art Foundation, has announced its 2024 dates.

Napoleon hat

Ridley Scott's Napoleon hits cinemas as a Bonaparte bonanza takes hold of auction houses and dealers

28 November 2023

Napoleon director Ridley Scott’s film charting the rise and fall of the French emperor is in cinemas across the UK.

Frink's Study of the Artist's dog

A drawing by Elisabeth Frink from the collection of designer Mary Quant is among five lots to watch

27 November 2023

With estimates from £700, here are five previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week including a warning for Cornishware collectors

26 November 2023

The most viewed stories on this website over the last week included a conviction for ‘fake’ Cornishware jars.

Dutch Baroque panel

Rare Dutch Baroque panel stars in our pick of six auction highlights

24 November 2023

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a 17th century engraved mother-of-pearl, bone and hardstone inlaid slate panel that more than doubled estimate at a single-owner sale.