What the Art Market has to say about Michelangelo Merisi IL CARAVAGGIO (1570/71-1610)

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Paris posts good results at its Spring Sales [18 Jun 2019]

Over the last couple of weeks, Post-War and Contemporary art has generated very good auction results in Paris. The French ‘stars’ of the market like Nicolas de Stael, Pierre Soulages and the German-French artist Hans Hartung all performed well, while the Sino-French artists posted superb results having become increasingly attractive to international collectors. Christie’s owes […]

A ‘universal’ masterpiece could exceed one billion yuan remnimbi (¥) at auction in June 2019 [10 May 2019]

The Caravaggio painting found five years ago in an attic in Toulouse (France) is currently being exhibited in New York before being auctioned on 27 June 2019. A work of exceptional power, it could become one of the most expensive artworks in history if it crosses the RMB 1 billion threshold (USD 145 million). Museums and […]

The “Toulouse Caravaggio” on show in London [28 Feb 2019]

“If I could have chosen to discover just one work among all those that have been lost in history… I would have chosen this one, without hesitation”. Such is the conviction and fascination of art expert Eric Turquin for the painting known as the “Toulouse Caravaggio” he has been entrusted to sell by auctioneer Marc […]

The “Toulouse Caravaggio” will be sold to the highest bidder, probably a long way from France [08 Jan 2019]

The “Toulouse Caravaggio” will not be kept in France (along with the five canvases by the brilliant Baroque artist that it already has). A month and a half after expiry of the official pre-emption period, the French State has officially declined to make an offer. Art appraiser, Eric Turquin, entrusted with the sale of the canvas, […]

Caravaggio or Caravaggisti? [19 Apr 2016]

The revelation of a new work attributed to Caravaggio – discovered two years ago in the attic of a house in Toulouse (France) – has been greeted with tremendous enthusiasm.

Nudes between January 2011 and April 2012 [11 May 2012]

Another Friday Top in Artprice’s alternate Friday series of auction rankings. This week, the top 10 auction results for Nudes between January 2011 and May 2012.

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