A first edition of the first in the Harry Potter series containing hand drawings and annotations by author JK Rowling has sold at auction for £150,000.
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Wednesday 02 June 2010
A collection of first-edition books, described as the greatest of its kind, is estimated to sell for between £8m and £15m at auction later this year.
Thursday 20 May 2010
A collection of prints by Pablo Picasso is expected to fetch around £2.5 million when they are auctioned later this year.
Thursday 20 May 2010
Four “important works” by L.S Lowry are among a collection of 20th Century British artwork due to be auctioned next Wednesday.
Tuesday 11 May 2010
The Brooklyn town house where Truman Capote wrote "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and other notable works is on sale for $18 million.
Thursday 06 May 2010
A US State Department spokesman confirmed that a 25-year-old American woman was killed by a crocodile while snorkelling in India's Andaman Islands last month.
Wednesday 05 May 2010
A 1932 Pablo Picasso painting of his mistress has sold for $106.5 million (£70 million), a world record price for any work of art at auction.
Thursday 29 April 2010
A collection of Roman sculptures that was due to be sold at Bonhams auction house in London yesterday has been withdrawn amid concerns that the statues may have originally been illegally excavated.
Sunday 18 April 2010
Sunday 04 April 2010
Monday 08 March 2010
A rare internally flawless blue diamond is expected to fetch up to £3.8 million when it is sold at auction next month.
Saturday 06 March 2010
Thursday 11 February 2010
A self-portrait of Lucian Freud nursing a black eye after a punch-up with a taxi driver sold for more than £2.8 million when it went under the hammer.
Friday 05 February 2010
It is not in the least surprising that a figure of a walking man by Alberto Giacometti should have broken auction records for 20th-century art at Sotheby's. Giacometti was a giant of 20th-century art. It was just a matter of time before the collectors noticed.
Thursday 04 February 2010
The turning point that Britain’s ailing art market had been praying for seems to have arrived, at long last.
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