Porters at Sotheby’s of London with Turner’s ‘Rome from Mount Aventine’. It sold for €38.6 million

19th century artist is still ‘box-office’ more than 160 years after his death

Detail from ‘Boy Peeling A Fruit’: the fruit is believed to be a green (unripe) Seville or bergamot orange but has long been a subject of debate among art historians

‘Boy Peeling A Fruit’ goes to auction with a top estimate of $5 million

An ‘Aquarium’ vintage Dunhill cigarette lighter

Among the highlights are a selection of vintage Dunhill cigarette lighters

Detail from ‘Une Parisienne’, by Ernest Ange Duez, £60,000-£80,000 at Bonhams in London

Bonhams estimating £60,000-£80,000 for ‘Une Parisienne’

Grant Ford, a Sotheby’s auctioneer and expert on Irish art: Sotheby’s Irish art sale will include work by Paul Henry and Jack B Yeats

Standalone Irish sale to be held in London for first time since 2011

Detail from ‘Suburban Villa’ by Michael Morris (estimate €400-€600) at Dolan’s auction, Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork

Busy line up of auctions gets underway tomorrow

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