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John Smart miniature

Portrait miniature sleeper stars in our pick of five auction highlights

12 May 2023

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a portrait miniature that sold for 160-times estimate after bidders identified it as an Indian prince by the great John Smart.

Hiscox Online Art Trade Report

Online art buying continues but record growth eases after lockdown boom

11 May 2023

The online art market continues to grow year on year with sales up 6% in 2022 according to the latest Hiscox Online Art Trade Report.


Application system for CITES permits and licences goes digital

10 May 2023

Permits and licences for CITES will soon be moving to an online service.


Exceptional 18th century pocket watch is among five lots to watch

08 May 2023

With estimates from £400, here are five previews of items coming up at auction this week.

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Top stories this week including news of a Roman bust found in a charity shop

07 May 2023

The most viewed stories on this website over the last week included news of a Roman bust discovered in a Texas charity shop and bought for just $34.99 being repatriated to Germany.

Getty's Temple of Wings

Christie’s to offer second auction series of the Ann and Gordon Getty collection

05 May 2023

A second tranche of the Ann and Gordon Getty collection is coming to Christie’s in June.

Bindu by Syed Haider Raza

Indian artist’s ‘Bindu’ picture brings hefty demand at Roseberys’ auction

05 May 2023

A large acrylic on canvas by Indian artist Syed Haider Raza (1922-2016) drew strong interest at Roseberys (25% buyer’s premium), surpassing a £50,000-70,000 estimate and selling at £240,000 to a private collector.