Next Episode of Auction is
Season 8 / Episode 5 and airs on 04 May 2017 19:00
Discover a world of bidding frenzies, art masterpieces, and big money art investments as we venture into the great art sale houses of the world in this divulging documentary series.
A look at some of the most valuable and iconic pieces to recently be sold at the world's greatest auction houses. A painting by Francesco Guardi goes under the hammer.
A painting from Monet's watercolour series fetches an impressive price at Sotheby's. Elsewhere in London, rare pieces by French glassmaker Rene Lalique come onto the market.
A French Second Empire mirror is the star of a London sale. Photographs by the late Elsbeth Juda go up for grabs. Plus, will anyone pay over £100,000 for a traction engine?
George Stubbs's Tygers at Play fetches big money at a sale of Old Masters in London. Plus, early 20th-century design draws bidders to a prestigious Parisien auction house.
There's drama at Christie's when a mystery buyer splashes out on an abstract work from 1920. Plus, a souvenir from the building of the Royal Yacht Britannia goes on sale.
The Duke of Northumberland's finest furniture and art by the French Impressionists go on sale in London. One of Andy Warhol's last works comes up for grabs in Stockholm.
Works by Japanese artist Shiro Kuramata come up for grabs at Christie's while Sotheby's welcomes classic photographs of post-war London. Vintage tractors also go on sale.
A sale of British and Irish art draws bidders to London. Plus, a collection of Lord Raglan's sought-after momentos from the Peninsular War also go under the hammer.
Buyers queue in Paris to get their hands on some 20th-century design. Bidders also flock to a rare antiquities auction in London and an Aston Martin DB5 goes up for sale.
Swedish art sells for record prices in Stockholm. A sale of works by Kees van Dongen shows Normandy's resorts 100 years ago and buyers flock to Sussex for oriental art.
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