Art Market

Nature morte au citron et pichet rouge (Still Life with Lemon and Red Pitcher) (1964), after Pablo Picasso. Estimate: $6,000–8,000

Picasso’s printmakers step into the spotlight

The Crommelynck brothers worked with the greatest artists of the 20th century to produce extraordinary prints, some of which will soon come to auction

24 Mar 2017
Saint Francis of Assisi (detail) (1842), Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. Galerie de Bayser, €40,000

Discover the best drawings at Salon du Dessin 2017

The Parisian fair returns this month to celebrate one of the most instinctive and timeless of mediums

18 Mar 2017
Still Life with Quinces, Apples, Azeroles (Hawthorn berries), Black grapes, White grapes, Figs and Pomegranates Bartolomeo Cavarozzi (1587–1625), Italian painter active in Spain. Sold at Colnaghi, asking price €5m

TEFAF exhibitors report another fruitful fair

Strong sales reported at TEFAF | Asia Week New York survives the snow | Contemporary records in London | Christie’s South Kensington set to close

17 Mar 2017

Why everyone’s talking about forensics in the art market

Technical research offers assurances to private collectors – but they must exercise caution

15 Mar 2017
Tazza (c. 1570), Gasparo Miseroni. Kunstkammer Georg Laue, €280,000

Pick of the fair: Kunstkammer Georg Laue

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | This lapis lazuli vessel is the work of one of a famous dynasty of Milanese lapidaries, and a market rarity

15 Mar 2017
Liveried servants carrying food-laden platters (c. 1770), Vincente Navarro. Carlton Hobbs, price on application

Pick of the fair: Carlton Hobbs

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | Two liveried servants bear trays of food in this charming 18th-century tile painting attributed to Vicente Navarro

15 Mar 2017
The Hours of Isabeau de Croix (c. 1430–50) Miniatures by the Master of the Harvard Hannibal, the Master of the Munich Golden Legend, and the Dunois Master. Les Enluminures, price on application

Pick of the fair: Les Enluminures

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | This unpublished Book of Hours was possibly illustrated by three of the most original artists working in Paris in the 15th century

14 Mar 2017
Blow Up, Untitled 19 (detail) (2007), Ori Gersht. Ben Brown Fine Arts, around $55,000

Pick of the fair: Ben Brown Fine Arts

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | Ori Gersht meticulously recreated a Fantin-Latour, flash froze it and then blew it up, in order to capture a moment of destruction

14 Mar 2017
Male ancestor figure (c. 1790), Sepik River region, New Guinea. Bernard de Grunne, price on application

Pick of the fair: Bernard de Grunne

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | Large Sawos totemic figures such as this were hung on cult houses and dwellings to represent powerful ancestral forces

13 Mar 2017
Doll's House (1690–1710), The Netherlands and China. John Endlich Antiquairs, €1.75m

Pick of the fair: John Endlich Antiquairs

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 | This rare example of a Dutch dolls house contains almost 200 unique silver miniatures and Chinese porcelain dated around 1700

13 Mar 2017