Friday, 7th October 2022

Francis Bacon triptych sells for $84m at online auction

Pre-sale images of Sotheby's auction collection including a triptych by Francis Bacon that fetched $84.6 million at auction, held remotely because of the coronavirus.


9 Feb 2018
"Sotheby's diamonds is honoured to be presenting the 102.34, D colour, flawless diamond. It is the largest ever recorded diamond by the G.I.A (Gemological Institute of America) to have this ah, meeting all the critical criteria."
18 Jun 2019
Telecom titan Patrick Drahi is buying Sotheby’s for $2.7 billion, taking it private after more than three decades as a public company.
17 Aug 2019
A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 outfitted with special gadgets for James Bond, such as tire slashers, machine guns and a bulletproof shield, sold for $6.4 million at auction, according to RM Sotheby's.
14 Nov 2020
The new owner of "The Spirit of the Rose" could profit from soaring prices, as the mine responsible for the world's largest supply of pink diamonds stopped production due to depletion.
15 Nov 2020
An extremely rare, purple-pink diamond mined in Russia, which Sotheby's described as "a true wonder of nature," sold for $26.6 million Swiss francs on Wednesday (November 11), the auction house said.
18 Nov 2021
A painting by Mark Rothko sold for $82.5 million (€72.6 million) making it the most expensive item of the evening. The collection was previously owned by real estate mogul Harry Macklowe and his former wife Linda.