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Rembrandt's Adoration of Kings

Bumper return for vendor as ‘rediscovered Rembrandt’ sells at Sotheby’s

07 December 2023

A small panel painting previously sold two years ago at Christie’s as ‘circle of Rembrandt’ made more than 12 times that level when it reappeared at Sotheby’s with a full attribution.

The Holy Family by Gerard David

Getty Museum buys three Old Masters to ‘bolster the collection’

06 December 2023

The Getty Museum has announced the acquisition of three Old Masters which were all bought this year from separate European sources.

Angelo Campanella print

Art Fund and Arts Council England launch initiative to encourage art donations

05 December 2023

A new publication by Art Fund and Arts Council England seeks to raise awareness about how owners of art and antiques can donate to institutions.


An Etruscan Revival micro-mosaic brooch is among five lots to watch

04 December 2023

With estimates from £400, here are five previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week including news of exceptional English chairs emerging in US

03 December 2023

The most viewed stories on this website over the last week included news of a fine pair of 18th century English chairs making a six-figure sum in Asheville, North Carolina.

Regency sofas

Regency sofas star in our pick of five auction highlights

01 December 2023

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a pair of Regency painted and gilt sofas with a rich provenance that made over three-times estimate in Oxfordshire.

Diego Velázquez portrait

Major Old Master emerges as Velázquez portrait of Spanish queen comes to Sotheby’s

30 November 2023

A large full-length portrait of Isabel de Borbón, Queen of Spain, by the great Diego Velázquez (1599-1660) will be offered at Sotheby’s New York in February.