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ATG letter: Insurers must get on board with eco-friendly packaging

27 June 2022

You may take a horse to water, but you cannot make it drink. In January 2020 my wife and I lent two modest paintings to the exhibition, 'Ulysses: Art and Legend', mounted by the Musei San Domenico in Forlí.

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Top stories this week – including news of a Picasso drawing discovered in a cupboard

26 June 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a Pablo Picasso drawing found in a cupboard selling at auction for a six-figure sum.

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Top-selling 17th century harpsichord stars in our pick of five auction highlights

24 June 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rare harpsichord with a painted lid that made a six-figure sum in Wiltshire.

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Moretti Fine Art opens new St James’s gallery

23 June 2022

Moretti Fine Art is to open an enlarged gallery in the heart of St James’s after a complete renovation of the Duke Street buildings.

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Three William Nicholson paintings emerge at Kent auction

23 June 2022

This small and early painting by Sir William Nicholson (1872-1949) titled ‘The Dandelion Field’ is one of three works by the artist being offered at Grand Auctions in Folkestone, Kent.

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Hints on Household Taste: Interior designer and antiques dealer to sell collection at auction

22 June 2022

Collector, interior designer and antiques dealer Paul Reeves is selling more than 300 items from his stock and collection at auction this month.

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Sotheby’s expands in Monaco and Hansons hires new faces – the latest job moves across the art market

21 June 2022

Sotheby’s has opened a permanent Monaco gallery and appointed a new director to lead it.

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Browning family archive entices worldwide interest

20 June 2022

The contents of a small London museum devoted to Victorian poets Robert Browning (1812-89) and Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-61) sold for just under £100,000 at auction in Essex.

Tête de femme  by Pablo Picasso

Picasso drawing discovered in a cupboard

20 June 2022

A Picasso drawing found in a cupboard has been sold at a French auction house for €158,000 (£135,000) or €192,759 including buyer’s premium.

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Pick of the week: Collection of pop culture ephemera wows at auction

20 June 2022

A collection of pop culture ephemera and football memorabilia found in a Cotswold bungalow was offered across 390 lots at auction.

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A 19th century sculpture and Fidel Castro's cigar box are among six lots to watch

20 June 2022

With estimates from £800-100,000 here are six previews of upcoming items.

British and Irish book auctions: June 21-July 2, 2022

20 June 2022

Our regular listing of UK and Irish book auctions.

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New international appointments including at Freeman's and Bonhams

20 June 2022

A round up of the latest hires across the US, Europe and Asia.

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Grodnertal earrings add shine

20 June 2022

An early 19th century German Grodnertal doll sold for £2500 (estimate £600-800) in Tennants’ (22% buyers premium) Costume, Accessories and Textiles Sale on May 28.

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Chests from four centuries apart

20 June 2022

These two oak boarded chests, made to similar techniques four centuries apart, were offered for sale recently.

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Early Quare clock among highlights of dealer's online exhibition

20 June 2022

Dealer Ben Wright is holding an online exhibition of clocks.

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Glasgow style mirror flies over estimate in Ayr auction

20 June 2022

This Scottish Arts & Crafts brass framed mirror, above, is the epitome of the so-called Glasgow Style.

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LA sale adds touch of Hollywood

20 June 2022

A collection from three actors will be offered in Los Angeles this month.

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Huntington and hubby star in a joint Edinburgh showcase

20 June 2022

A portrait of a lady in Japanese dress, a late work by Beatrice Huntington (1889-1988), is offered as part of Harvey and Woodd’s latest exhibition.

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Shackleton maps out his routes

20 June 2022

Dramatic rescue of 1916 was recorded visually by the polar explorer two years later

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