‘Portrait of Two Boys’ by Titian and his studio.
During the past decade, the international art market has been dominated by “contemporary art” with paintings by artists like Francis Bacon, Gerhard Richter, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Damien Hirst routinely selling for bewilderingly large sums. Old Master (and Victorian) art was side-lined – deemed unfashionable and often undervalued. But recent international auction results suggest that market sentiment may be changing with a revival of interest in, and strong demand for, traditional, classic art.
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