Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum is embarking on a year-long restoration of Rembrandt's 17th-century group portrait, but the work will remain on display during the process.
A 12th-century figurine made of walrus ivory from a medieval chess game sold for £735,000, after it had been bought in the 1960s by an antique dealer for only five pounds.
An unknown canvas attributed to Caravaggesque Flemish painter Theodoor Rombouts, which was discovered in a property in Auvergne, sold in Clermont-Ferrand for triple its high estimate.
Her work is known by all, her style of clothing inspired the greatest creators, and she even appeared in a short series of silent films... but have we actually heard her voice? A recording that could contain the voice of the great Frida Kahlo has been made public.
Grandchildren of Jewish art dealer René Gimpel have gone to court over the return of three André Derain paintings, currently displayed in French museums. The five heirs claim that the works were the subject of a forced sale during World War II.
The first-known drawing by a teenaged Paul Gauguin recently sold at French auction house for £72,000.
The Caravaggio masterpiece 'Judith and Holofernes', which was found in a Toulouse attic in 2014, was planned to go to auction on 27 June and fetch up to £150 million, but it sold privately to Met Museum board member J. Tomilson Hill before the public sale.
On 22 June, a painting by Renaissance painter Nicolas Cordonnier, which was discovered in a French apartment, sold for £84,200 – almost ten times its estimate.