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RTÉ sells off Louis le Brocquy painting for €102,000
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RTÉ sells off Louis le Brocquy painting for €102,000

Nov 19th 2019, 5:34 PM 21,854 Views 51 Comments

The national broadcaster is dealing with a serious financial crisis.

Banksy artwork depicting MPs as chimpanzees sold for record amount
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Banksy artwork depicting MPs as chimpanzees sold for record amount

Oct 4th 2019, 7:31 AM 37,040 Views 22 Comments

Devolved Parliament went under the hammer in London last night.

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

May 15th 2019, 7:38 AM 18,616 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Jun 4th 2015, 3:58 PM 18,344 Views 23 Comments

Someone is saying goodbye to quite a collection.

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

Nov 11th 2014, 9:13 PM 15,374 Views 42 Comments

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

"Pink Star" diamond sells for world record €61 million
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# The Rock

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

Nov 13th 2013, 10:02 PM 11,462 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Oct 24th 2013, 8:00 PM 16,855 Views 45 Comments

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

118 carat diamond to go on auction in October
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# Bling Bling

118 carat diamond to go on auction in October

Sep 10th 2013, 6:45 AM 7,668 Views 19 Comments

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

Beckett manuscript sells for €1.1 million
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Beckett manuscript sells for €1.1 million

Jul 10th 2013, 4:31 PM 3,138 Views 1 Comment

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

Photos: Here's a giant 18th century palace up for sale in Russia
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Photos: Here's a giant 18th century palace up for sale in Russia

Jun 23rd 2013, 6:30 PM 25,377 Views 25 Comments

Let’s have a gawk.

Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale
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Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale

Jun 3rd 2013, 2:18 PM 5,328 Views 14 Comments

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.

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

May 20th 2013, 8:35 PM 8,727 Views 11 Comments

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

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

May 12th 2013, 5:00 PM 29,218 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Mar 24th 2013, 5:00 PM 52,558 Views 86 Comments

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
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# Love Like Jagger

Sotheby's to sell Mick Jagger's love letters

Nov 10th 2012, 7:15 PM 6,638 Views 9 Comments

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

Host of famous Irish artists' work to go under hammer
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Host of famous Irish artists' work to go under hammer

Nov 3rd 2012, 8:45 AM 8,651 Views 8 Comments

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?
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# Titanic

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

Aug 19th 2012, 12:00 PM 11,851 Views 16 Comments

The singer’s home was clearly also her castle…

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

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

Jun 23rd 2012, 6:30 PM 14,078 Views 24 Comments

Waterfront property has its own private dock and sandy beaches.

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

May 27th 2012, 8:45 AM 4,953 Views 7 Comments

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
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# Le Beau Sancy

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

May 16th 2012, 1:32 PM 3,021 Views 4 Comments

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
# Expensive Bacon
# Expensive Bacon

Bacon painting sells for $45 million at Sotheby's

May 10th 2012, 2:34 PM 3,042 Views 12 Comments

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

The Scream sets auction record with $119m sale
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The Scream sets auction record with $119m sale

May 3rd 2012, 7:54 AM 3,070 Views 27 Comments

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

Occupy Wall Street plans protest at art fair
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# OCCUPY ART

Occupy Wall Street plans protest at art fair

Apr 21st 2012, 7:30 AM 1,408 Views 4 Comments

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Mar 25th 2012, 11:00 AM 50 Views 0 Comments

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

Artist's invisible ink signature revealed after 30 years
# Invisible Ink
# Invisible Ink

Artist's invisible ink signature revealed after 30 years

Feb 14th 2012, 5:14 PM 5,410 Views 14 Comments

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

Slideshow: Rare jewellery auctions in Geneva reach record sales
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Slideshow: Rare jewellery auctions in Geneva reach record sales

May 19th 2011, 3:11 PM 1,895 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Auction

Wallis Simpson's smalls up for sale

Mar 1st 2011, 1:07 PM 3,363 Views 0 Comments

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
# Bringing Home The Bacon
# Bringing Home The Bacon

Francis Bacon painting sells for €27 million

Feb 11th 2011, 12:52 PM 1,230 Views 0 Comments

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