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#Sotheby's

From TheJournal.ie Monet masterpiece sells for almost €100 million at New York auction Impressive

Monet masterpiece sells for almost €100 million at New York auction

The anonymous collector who brought the painting to be auctioned had bought it for €2.2 million.

From TheJournal.ie An 'unnamed American rich dude' is selling a fleet of cars for €58 million Vroom Vroom

An 'unnamed American rich dude' is selling a fleet of cars for €58 million

Someone is saying goodbye to quite a collection.

From TheJournal.ie How much would you spend on a watch? This one fetched €17 million... a world record Big Spender

How much would you spend on a watch? This one fetched €17 million... a world record

The handcrafted timepiece is named after its original owner, a New York banker,who ordered it in 1925.

From TheJournal.ie "Pink Star" diamond sells for world record €61 million The Rock

"Pink Star" diamond sells for world record €61 million

The winning bidder, a bearded man apparently in his sixties was pitted in a one-on-race against a telephone competitor.

From TheJournal.ie Getting engaged? This pink diamond ring is being auctioned at over €40m Bling Bling This post contains images

Getting engaged? This pink diamond ring is being auctioned at over €40m

If it sells it will be a record price for any gemstone so far at auction.

From TheJournal.ie 118 carat diamond to go on auction in October Bling Bling

118 carat diamond to go on auction in October

The diamond is expected to fetched between $28 and 35 million at an auction next month.

From TheJournal.ie Beckett manuscript sells for €1.1 million Sold

Beckett manuscript sells for €1.1 million

The 800 page working manuscript is of the Irish playwright Samuel Beckett’s first major novel ‘Murphy’.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Here's a giant 18th century palace up for sale in Russia Property Porn This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale Samuel Beckett

Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale

The handwritten rough draft of the modernist writer’s first novel – described as “one of the most important 20th century working manuscripts” – is expected to fetch up to €1.4 million.

From TheJournal.ie First edition 'Harry Potter' - including author's notes - up for auction They See Me Rowling

First edition 'Harry Potter' - including author's notes - up for auction

The rare first edition will be sold to raise funds for English PEN, a writer’s association.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Here's what a €19 million penthouse in New York City looks like Property Porn This post contains images

Photos: Here's what a €19 million penthouse in New York City looks like

Here’s a clue: expensive. It looks expensive.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Here's what a €30 million house in the Cayman Islands looks like Property Porn This post contains images

Photos: Here's what a €30 million house in the Cayman Islands looks like

Got some spare millions lying around? Worried about looking flashing if you buy a gaff in Ireland? Never fear.

Sotheby's to sell Mick Jagger's love letters

The letters were given to Sotheby’s to auction by Jagger’s former lover, singer Marsha Hunt.

From TheJournal.ie Host of famous Irish artists' work to go under hammer Masterpieces

Host of famous Irish artists' work to go under hammer

Paintings from Paul Henry, Jack B Yeats, Harry Clarke and Louis le Brocquy to be sold in London this month.

In photos: Fancy living it up on Celine Dion's private island? Titanic This post contains images

In photos: Fancy living it up on Celine Dion's private island?

The singer’s home was clearly also her castle…

In pictures: Katharine Hepburn family estate on sale for $30 million Property Porn This post contains images

In pictures: Katharine Hepburn family estate on sale for $30 million

Waterfront property has its own private dock and sandy beaches.

From TheJournal.ie A public service buyer mini-boom? A guide to the Irish art world... Art Attacked This post contains images

A public service buyer mini-boom? A guide to the Irish art world...

TheJournal.ie takes a deeper look at the international art market and discovers a mini-boom among retired public servants in Ireland and billionaire battles between the Russians and Chinese.

VIDEO: European royal diamond sold for €7.6m at auction Le Beau Sancy This post contains videos

VIDEO: European royal diamond sold for €7.6m at auction

Extraordinary jewel has had a rich history passing through royal families in France, the Netherlands, England and Prussia since the 17th century.

Bacon painting sells for $45 million at Sotheby's

The painting of the male nude by the Dublin-born artist had been expected to sell for between $30 million and $40 million.

From TheJournal.ie The Scream sets auction record with $119m sale The Scream This post contains videos

The Scream sets auction record with $119m sale

The pastel work was one of four Munch created of the image and was sold in its original frame.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Nine things to know this Saturday…

Occupy Wall Street plans protest at art fair OCCUPY ART This post contains videos

Occupy Wall Street plans protest at art fair

Internationally acclaimed Frieze Art Fair to be next target for Occupy movement.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

Artist's invisible ink signature revealed after 30 years

Auction house Sotheby’s says it has uncovered the secret signature of a graffiti artist on a piece from 1982.

From TheJournal.ie Slideshow: Rare jewellery auctions in Geneva reach record sales Auction This post contains images

Slideshow: Rare jewellery auctions in Geneva reach record sales

Sales of rare items, including jewellery owned by Wallis Simpson, have raised record prices at auction houses in Switzerland this week.

Wallis Simpson's smalls up for sale

Interest reported to be brisk in personal belongings of American divorcee who led British monarch to abdicate his throne.

Francis Bacon painting sells for €27 million

An anonymous buyer pays three times the pre-sale price at an auction in London.