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 Stone sculpture of a bearded man, €400-€600, Sheppard’s

To truly appreciate ornamental garden architecture requires a backdrop other than the yard of an auction room to allow would-be buyers to see how piec(...)

Lot 18 Important Venetian vioin attributed to the Pelizon family €15,000- 20,000

Sheppard’s upcoming sale in Durrow Co Laois on May 16th has just over 100 lots – far shy of the usual 1,000-plus items that usually feature in its mon(...)

Michael Craig Martin’s portrait of George Michael achieved £175,000 (£40,000-£60,000) at Christie’s.

Auction Results Christie’s March 14th and 15th: The George Michael Collection The sale raised in excess of €13 million for the late singer’s philant(...)

Set of armchairs by Gio Ponti sold for 4,800 (estimate €5,000-€7,000)

Tuesday saw Adams hold its first ever mid-century sale at its St Stephen’s Green premises, to an audience of both Irish and international bidders. The(...)

Simone de Beauvoir: “I loved Sartre, of course.”

A collection of 112 love letters penned by the novelist, existentialist philosopher and original feminist Simone de Beauvoir has just been sold by the(...)

Aoife Quinn, a daughter of Seán Quinn, who owned the Holiday Inn in Nottingham before it was seized by the IBRC. Photograph: Eric Luke

The value of a Nottingham hotel controlled by State-controlled Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has risen to £8.5 million (€10.7 million) ahead of a (...)

Vivien Leigh’s  charm bracelet, with a top estimate of £1,500, made £33,750 at Sotheby’s

The recent London auctions of the personal collections of two Hollywood stars – Vivien Leigh and Audrey Hepburn – were spectacular successes and prove(...)

Raine, Countess Spencer is one of those names that seems vaguely familiar. She was a member of English ‘high society’ in the late 20th century best kn(...)

Detail from “Untitled 1982” by Jean-Michel Basquiat. Adam Clayton bought the drawing from a Manhattan art gallery in 1990, and it will go on auction at Christie’s in London in March.

Adam Clayton, the guitarist with rock band U2 and a well-known art collector, is selling a drawing by American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat in a Christ(...)

‘Portrait of Two Boys’ by Titian and his studio.

During the past decade, the international art market has been dominated by “contemporary art” with paintings by artists like Francis Bacon, Gerhard Ri(...)

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