Mu Tamagawa (The Six Jewel Rivers), Kinuta Tamagawa (detail) (c. 1795–96), Kitagawa Utamaro. Galerie Tanakaya, price on application

Pick of the fair: Galerie Tanakaya

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | Representations of and allusions to the six rivers and their associated classical poems were popular among Edo printmakers in Japan

12 Mar 2017
Washing Day: Women washing linen by the ramparts of Christianshavn, Copenhagen (c. 1660), Wolfgang Heimbach. Rafael Valls, price on request

Pick of the fair: Rafael Valls

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | Wolfgang Heimbach, once a court painter to Frederick III, captures the rich incidental detail of this rustic laundry scene

11 Mar 2017
Two music-making putti with a winged putto (c. 1520–30), Alonso Berruguete. Colnaghi, around €1.5m–€2m

Pick of the fair: Colnaghi

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | These 16th-century alabaster putti have been attributed to one the greatest Spanish Renaissance sculptors, Alonso Berruguete

11 Mar 2017
Woman sitting half-dressed beside a stove (detail) (1658), Rembrandt van Rijn. David Tunick Inc., price on application

Pick of the fair: David Tunick Inc.

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | This etching of a woman beside a stove, part of a group made in the 1650s, may be Rembrandt’s finest print of a nude

10 Mar 2017
Egyptian arm tattoo (1341–1325 BC), sandstone with traces of polychromy. Rupert Wace Ancient Art, €120,000

Pick of the fair: Rupert Wace Ancient Art

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | This carving was part of a colossal figure carved with the likeness of King Amenhotep IV that once adorned an 18th Dynasty temple

10 Mar 2017
Chagan Sambhar-a (late 17th–early 18th century), Mongolia. School of Zanabazar. Rossi & Rossi, $1.5m

Pick of the fair: Rossi & Rossi

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | This Mongolian bronze features a benevolent Buddhist divinity embracing his consort symbolising the merging of wisdom and compassion

9 Mar 2017
In Sight in Blue (2016), Clare Belfrage. Adrian Sassoon, around £6,500

Pick of the fair: Adrian Sassoon

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | Clare Belfrage’s technique involves drawing with fine threads of cane glass across blown glass forms to produce dramatic works

9 Mar 2017
Portrait of an African woman holding a clock (detail) (c. 1585), Annibale Carracci. Tomasso Brothers, around £1m

Pick of the fair: Tomasso Brothers

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | This unusual 16th-century portrait of a finely dressed black woman by Annibale Carracci comes with an impressive provenance

8 Mar 2017
Norwich Cathedral: the North aisle of the choir (detail) (c. 1807–11), John Sell Cotman. Lowell Libson, around £200,000

Pick of the fair: Lowell Libson

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | This early watercolour study by John Sell Cotman of the interior of Norwich Cathedral comes to the market in exceptional condition

8 Mar 2017
Mother and Child on a Hammock (c. 1844), Gustave Courbet. Matthiesen Gallery, price on application

Pick of the fair: Matthiesen Gallery

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | This hitherto unpublished Courbet painting of a familial scene may include a depiction of the artist’s mistress Virginie Binet

8 Mar 2017
St George and the Dragon (late 15th century), Jorge Inglés. Mullany Haute Epoque Fine Art, price on application

Pick of the fair: Mullany Haute Epoque Fine Art

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | This impressive panel painting by Jorges Inglés was once part of an elaborate altarpiece commissioned by the Marqués de Santillana

8 Mar 2017
The Apollo Awards 2016, at the Sunbeam Studios, London, sponsored by Porsche. Photo © Amy Scaife

The Apollo Awards 2016 in pictures

The winners of this year’s Apollo Awards – which celebrate great achievements of the art and museum worlds – were announced at a ceremony in London on Thursday

25 Nov 2016
Apollo Awards 2016 - Artist of the Year - Cornelia Parker

Artist of the Year

Cornelia Parker

24 Nov 2016
Apollo Awards 2016 - Personality of the Year - Sir Nicholas Serota

Personality of the Year

Sir Nicholas Serota

24 Nov 2016
Apollo Awards 2016 - Digital Innovation of the Year - Art UK

Digital Innovation of the Year

Art UK

24 Nov 2016
Apollo Awards 2016 - Acquisition of the Year - Virgin of the Pomegranate, Fra Angelico, at the Museo del Prado

Acquisition of the Year

The Virgin of the Pomegranate, Fra Angelico (Museo del Prado)

24 Nov 2016
Apollo Awards 2016 - Book of the Year - The Print Before Photography by Antony Griffiths

Book of the Year

‘The Print Before Photography’ by Antony Griffiths

24 Nov 2016
Apollo Awards 2016 - Museum Opening of the Year - National Gallery Singapore

Museum Opening of the Year

National Gallery Singapore

24 Nov 2016
Apollo Awards 2016 - Exhibition of the Year - Bosch

Exhibition of the Year

‘Jheronimus Bosch: Visions of Genius’ at the Het Noordbrabants Museum

24 Nov 2016

Book of the Year

3 Nov 2016
Artist of the Year Award

Artist of the Year

3 Nov 2016