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Thomas Gainsborough’s Going to Market, Early Morning, considered a masterpiece of 18th-century British landscapes, set a new record for the artist at auction this week. Selling…

 

Discover the astonishing story of a lost Titian masterpiece. Started in the mid-16th century, ‘Portrait of a Lady and her Daughter’ was unfinished when Titian died in 1576. According to…

Known for his moody baroque portraits of Spain’s royalty, Diego Velázquez’s (1599-1660) work has inspired generations. A famous and successful court painter to Europe’s elite during his lifetime,…

Hot on the heels of last month’s record-setting auction of Claude Monet’s 1891 Meules, Sotheby’s is hoping for another big sale with his 1908 Nymphéas. Estimated to sell for $31.…

 

Painted in 1822, Sun-rise. Whiting Fishing at Margate is one of the greatest and most beautiful watercolours by J.M.W. Turner. In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, discover…

 

From Ancient Egyptian pharaohs and Classical Greek philosophers to Baroque saints, Neoclassical marbles, and the finest Romantic and Modernist statuary, journey through 5,000 years of…