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Rene Magritte ‘masterpiece’ estimated at more than £44 million to be auctioned
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Rene Magritte ‘masterpiece’ estimated at more than £44 million to be auctioned

A painting by Belgian artist Rene Magritte estimated to be worth more than £44 million is to appear in London ahead of auction. The Empire Of Light, considered to be “a masterpiece of 20th century art”, will be exhibited at Sotheby’s auction house in the capital in March. The series of paintings depicts a paradoxical image of a night...

Roman villa with world’s only Caravaggio mural up for sale
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Roman villa with world’s only Caravaggio mural up for sale

A sprawling villa in Rome containing the only ceiling mural ever painted by the Italian master Caravaggio is being put up for sale for almost €500m (£422m). The 2.75-metre wide painting Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto was commissioned by Cardinal Francesco Maria Del Monte in the 16th century to adorn the ceiling in what was his...