Sotheby’s confirms a ‘bulletproof’ art market with $143.5 million contemporary sale

The auction house broke five artist records, with only four lots going unsold over the course of the night. By Colin Gleadell, March 8, 2017 The lights dimmed, the disco music pulsated,

Rubens masterpiece sets Christie’s record

An exceptional early work by Peter Paul Rubens, Lot and His Daughters, led Christie’s Old Master and British Paintings Evening Sale on 7 July, realising £44,882,500 /$58,167,720 after an intense battle between four bidders which lasted for an electrifying 14 minutes.