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Monet’s Waterlilies in Bloom – Nymphéas en fleur sells for over $84 Million

Claude Monet’s Waterlilies in Bloom (Nymphéas en fleur) sold for a staggering $84,687,500 at Christie’s New York. Part of the Rockefeller collection every lily in this painting is in full bloom. Waterlilies in Bloom belongs to a collection of paintings Monet painted between 1914 and 1917, as war broke out in Europe.  During this 3 […]Read More
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Pissarro’s La Côte des Mathurins à l’Hermitage

Pissarro’s La Côte des Mathurins à l’Hermitage This beautiful painting of Pissarro’s La Cote des Mathurins a l’Hermitage is about to go under the hammer at Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in London on February 28 2018 this month and is estimated to fetch between £400,000– £600,000. La Cote des Mathurins a l’Hermitage in […]Read More
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Umberto Boccioni’s Testa + Luce + Ambiente

Umberto Boccioni’s Testa + luce + ambiente This rather wonderful oil painting by Umberto Boccioni is going under the hammer at Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in London on February 28 2018. Estimated to fetch anywhere between £5,500,000 – £7,500,000 it’s certainly one of the highlights of the sale. As per usual if […]Read More
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Fabulous Masterpieces did Transformers Movie Painting for Dulwich Picture Gallery Prank

Fabulous Masterpieces can now reveal that they were the art studio that Paramount Pictures contacted to paint the infamous painting in the very funny Dulwich Picture Gallery prank to publicise their new movie, Transformers: The Last Knight. Our oil painting, which hung at Dulwich Picture Gallery on June 9, features Ironhide standing menacingly between two […]Read More
Frozen River at Sunset

Aert van der Neer, Frozen River at Sunset Estimated to sell between $4 – 6 Million

Aert van der Neer’s, Frozen River at Sunset painted in c.1660 is to go on sale at Sotheby’s New York tomorrow, Wednesday, 28th January 2015 and is estimated to fetch between $4 – 6 Million. Aert Van der Neer’s landscape is said to embody his intense interest with  people and the world around him, more […]Read More
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Fabulous Masterpieces’ Framing Service

Hi Everyone, Just a quick post to let you know that Fabulous Masterpieces now offer a full framing service! Yes, I know it’s about time. The Frames Please take a look at our framing brochure above. All of these frames can be handmade in any colour and if you’re looking for a chunky frame, can […]Read More
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Earliest fine art replica of the Mona Lisa is found at The Prado!

Early fine art copy of the Mona Lisa is found at the Prado! Experts say the fine art copy was finished the same time as Da Vinci’s original. Fine Art Copies There are lots of surviving fine art copies of original paintings dating from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. This art copy of the Mona […]Read More
Van Gogh Red Vineyards

The only painting Van Gogh ever sold

Van Gogh’s The Red Vineyard Did you know that during Vincent Van Gogh’s lifetime, he only ever sold one painting. Quite unbeliveable isn’t it?! This painting called Red Vineyard, painted in 1888 was exhibited in Brussels in 1890 and sold for just 400 francs! It’s now in the Pushkin Museum in Moscow if you’d like […]Read More

The 10 Most Expensive Pieces of Art sold at Auction

Ever wondered what the top 10 most expensive paintings ever sold at auction were? Have you ever wondered how much some paintings actually get sold for at auction?  Million and millions of pounds are spent year on year by the wealthy looking for a sought out piece of artwork. So what is the most expensive piece […]Read More

Stubbs’ Gimcrack on Newmarket Heath to Fetch £20 Million at Christie’s

George Stubbs’ Gimcrack on Newmarket Heath, with a Trainer, a Stable-Lad, and a Jockey is estimated to sell for £20 Million this July 2011 at Christie’s London If Stubbs’ Gimcrack painting sells for over £20 Million at Christie’s this July 5th it will make the painting, one of the five most expensive old masters ever […]Read More