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House style: London fair offers a larger second helping

17 June 2024

The first Treasure House Fair was launched last year after the demise of Masterpiece and was greeted by dealers and visitors eager for a summer event. The second is now coming up


Expert’s book puts readers in the picture

17 June 2024

Dealer Paul Frecker’s new book examines the rise of the carte de visite and its enduring cultural legacy.

Exhibitions to see this summer around the UK

17 June 2024

Here we present a selection of 20 museum special exhibitions taking place over the summer


Brushes with conflict: D-Day landings theme at dealer's Harrogate show

17 June 2024

World leaders and veterans recently marked the anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France. Highlighting creative responses to war from two generations of the same family is the theme of a new exhibition in Harrogate.

Books and works on paper auction calendar: June 19-July 5, 2024

17 June 2024

Our regular update of UK and Irish books and works on paper sales


Previews: issue 2648

17 June 2024

Our selection of lots from 10 upcoming auctions


Sculpture focus: Walk this way

17 June 2024

Sculpture trails are part of the attractions this summer along with dealer shows and auctions


Migrant artists on the move at Sotheby’s

17 June 2024

The summer exhibition running at Sotheby’s this year focuses on works by artists who were born overseas but passed through or settled in the UK permanently.


Five questions with portrait specialist Charles Mackay

17 June 2024

Charles Mackay specialises in early British and Northern European portraiture at The Weiss Gallery. The firm is taking part in London Art Week (from June 28-July 5)


News in brief including a new saleroom for Hansons

17 June 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Hansons Auctioneers launching a new saleroom in Norfolk


Pimlico Road dealer’s own collection on show as he marks 50 years in business

17 June 2024

To mark five decades in the business, Anthony Outred has selected several items from his private collection for a selling exhibition, including a rosewood brass inlaid centre table with a Roman mosaic top c.1770-90.


Spotlight: Kensington Church Street

17 June 2024

A closer look at a west London road that can offer more than 40 dealers and galleries selling a wide range of art and antiques


Roman shoes walk to Essex auction

17 June 2024

Found by a mudlark along the Thames in the early 2000s, these three well-preserved 1st-2nd century leather shoes would have once protected the feet of Roman children in Londinium.


Precious metals prices: issue 2648

17 June 2024

On Friday, June 14, Michael Bloomstein of Brighton was paying the following for bulk scrap against a gold fix of: $2314.84 / €2160.28 / £1822.71


Women make their voices heard in early documents

17 June 2024

Two early documents featuring female authors are among the highlights in a wide-ranging sale selection


Paper chasers: British Museum shows off recent print purchases

17 June 2024

The British Museum never stands still when it comes to acquiring works on paper, as a new exhibition showcasing purchases over the past 20 years demonstrates

Thomas and William Daniell watercolour

Indian bidding lifts Dreweatts picture sale as two works make over £200,000

14 June 2024

Two pictures by British artists with strong Indian connections sold for record sums at Dreweatts after drawing interest from sub-Continent.

Jean Simeon Chardin still life

Chardin still life raises bar for an Old Master in France

13 June 2024

Christie’s set a record for any Old Master sold in France when a still-life by Jean Simeon Chardin (1699-1779) made €23m (£19.4m) at an auction in Paris on June 12, selling to a European collector.


Ottoman tile packs in power of tiger and leopard

10 June 2024

This large 12in (30cm) hexagonal painted fritware tile from 16th century Damascus is decorated with one of the most recognisable Ottoman decorative motifs - the çintamani pattern.


Vincennes candleholders spark hot contest in Gloucestershire saleroom

10 June 2024

Pair of rare and early French examples offered separately create a bidding frenzy despite condition issues