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Vénus de Milo

Louvre buys Vénus de Milo cast at auction

30 January 2024

The Louvre Museum has used its pre-emption right to successfully secure a 19th century cast of the Vénus de Milo at Artcurial.

Beeleigh Abbey

William Shakespeare, Samuel Pepys and Charles Dickens feature in part two of the famed Foyle family library sale

30 January 2024

The second part of the auction of The Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey is returning to Dominic Winter Auctioneers.

Picasso's Femme à la montre

Sotheby’s reveals sales total of $7.9bn for 2023

29 January 2024

Sotheby’s revealed its full-year results for 2023, revealing consolidated sales of $7.9bn (£6.2bn), just a touch down on the $8bn of 2022.

Gibson guitar

Mark Knopfler's Gibson guitar and pair of torchère figures are among five lots to watch

29 January 2024

With estimates from £200, here are five previews of items coming up at auction this week.

2626PV Edit Excalibur Jawa

Much sought-after Star Wars Jawa figure from 1978 takes £15,000 at auction

28 January 2024

One of the most coveted Star Wars figures is the Jawa figure by Palitoy with the original vinyl cape.

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Top stories this week including news of a dealer selling a massive Churchill collection

28 January 2024

The most viewed stories on this website over the last week included news of a collection relating to Sir Winston Churchill being offered from a dealer’s stand at a US fair.

Ben Elwes Fine Art

London Art Week dates announced

27 January 2024

This year’s programme includes a change for the organisation’s spring education week.