Fine Arts: The secret to successful buying of art online

Trust your instincts, research everything, and stick with blue-chip auctioneers only

17th January, 2021
Fine Arts: The secret to successful buying of art online
Yeats’s Sleep by Falling Water made €265,000 at Adam’s in December

When buying online, the secret is to buy only from blue-chip auctioneers you know you can trust, and every auction house you’ll find on this page is in that category. Whatever takes your eye, research it into the ground and consult the auctioneer if you have any queries.

The danger is that during a live sale you spot something you had not previously noticed and make an impulse bid without fully checking the...

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