Sotheby’s launches evening sale dedicated to all things small


Small is beautiful, a mantra Sotheby’s is capitalising on with the launch of an evening sale in June dedicated to bijou works of art. The only criteria is that each lot must be reproducible at actual size in the sale catalogue–in other words smaller than 29.6cm x 22.8cm.

The brainchild of Allan Schwartzman, the chairman of Sotheby’s Fine Art Division, and Thomas Bompard, the head of Impressionist and Modern art evening sales in London, the auction will focus on 20th- and 21st-century sculptures, paintings and works on paper. Exceptions will be made, however, for top quality pieces from other periods, such as Renaissance devotional paintings or 18th-century romantic miniatures… Read more

Image: Sotheby’s will stage an auction of all things boujis (Image: courtesy of Sotheby’s)