23 September 2021


Brancusi Kiss: French Authorities Refuse Historical Monument Export Licence

A sculpture by the Romanian artist Constantin Brancusi is the subject of a long-running legal battle. It has now been…

26 May 2016


Important John Constable To Be Auctioned But Will It Get An Export Licence

A major work by the English painter John Constable, R.A. (1776-1837) is to go under the hammer at Christie’s at the end of June. The full-scale six-foot ‘sketch’ for View on the Stour near Dedham, circa 1821-22, will be offered alongside other masterpieces by Reynolds, Leighton, Lowry, Spencer, Bacon and Freud in Christie’s 250th anniversary Defining British Art sale in London on 30 […]