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What Happens When You Unexpectedly Buy That $20 Million Painting

Just 15 months after Peter Doig’s “The Architect’s Home in the Ravine” fetched $20 million at Sotheby’s, the landscape is back on the market. Displayed at the Gagosian booth this week at Art Basel with an asking price of $25 …

Da Vinci’s $450 Million Masterpiece Is Kept on Saudi Prince’s Yacht: Artnet

A Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece, whose whereabouts has been a mystery since it sold in 2017 for a record $450 million, has turned up in an unlikely place, according to Artnet.com. “Salvator Mundi” is being kept on superyacht Serene owned …

Art Dealer Pays $4.2 Million to Settle `Fake’ Old Master Dispute

Art dealer Mark Weiss and his company have paid $4.2 million to settle a lawsuit with Sotheby’s auction house after an Old Master painting he once owned got caught up in a forgery scandal that shocked the art world. Details …

California Authorities Recover Stolen Rembrandt Worth $250K

It wasn’t some bold theft carried out by burglars breaking into a heavily-fortified museum with high-tech alarms to swipe a masterpiece. It was a low-tech caper involving a distraction, an accomplice or two and a small sketch – an 11-by-6-inch …