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Preview: from Old Master to modern, marine pictures from £70 to £40,000 for sale in Sussex this week

27 November 2018

For their depiction of military dramas, trade wars and man’s battle with the lethal power of the sea, marine paintings are a highly distinctive genre, as a selection from John Nicholson's monthly picture sale tomorrow (Wednesday, November 28) shows.

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Mid-century design feature in issue 2369

27 November 2018

Due to an imaging error some objects featured incorrect colours on pages 16-18 in this week's issue.


Sotheby’s and Bonhams stop selling rhino horn at auction in Hong Kong after wildlife group pressure

26 November 2018

Sotheby’s is the latest auction house to pull the sale of rhinocerous horn artefacts from its auction.

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What to see: Six offerings from auctioneers and dealers to look out for during Russian week

26 November 2018

The annual series of Russian art sales kicks off in London this week.

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Five lots to watch at auction this week (November 26-December 2, 2018) including royal rosewood chairs and a Shakespeare pendant

26 November 2018

From a spy camera and royal rosewood chairs to a Shakespeare pendant, here are five previews from upcoming sales this week.


They said what?! The week (November 19-25) in quotes from the art and antiques market

25 November 2018

This week members of the trade spoke about Charles Dickens as “a young blade” and, thanks to a collection of silver, “Christmas come early”. Read all our quotes of the week about the art and antiques market for the week that was.

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LS Lowry leads Modern British art sales as rare racecourse scene sells at £4.5m

24 November 2018

The latest series of Modern British art auctions in London generated a £47.2m total including premium which was significantly up on the equivalent sales last year.