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The Greek Archaeologist Who Hunts Down Looted Antiquities

Greek forensic archaeologist Christos Tsirogiannis has become a nuisance for the wealthy auction houses of New York and London.

Greece Wins Case in Dispute With Sotheby’s Over Ancient Artifact

A US court on Tuesday ruled in favor of Greece in a dispute with Sotheby’s over the sale of an exquisite ancient Greek bronze horse, in what has been hailed as a landmark decision. The Greek Culture Ministry said it...

Greek Ministry of Culture in Legal Dispute over Return of 8th Century BC Antiquity

Greek Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni met on Monday with a New York City assistant prosecutor over the repatriation of an 8th century BC bronze statuette which was illegally exported from Greek territory. The Greek minister met with...

Historic Greek Villa Up For Sale

A majestic villa overlooking the town of Hydra in the Aegean is up for sale by the Sotheby's group with a price tag of 4.5 million euros ($5.1 million). Grande Dame was constructed in 1808 by Venetian architects and was...

Greek Painting Sold at London Sotheby’s for More than 300,000 Euros

A painting by famous Greek artist Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghikas exceeded all expectations at an auction held by Sotheby’s in London. A Travelers La Ville was sold for more than 300,000 euros, while the estimated sale price was 100,000-150,000. The oil on canvas...

Sotheby's Selling Antiquities Claiming They Come from Amphipolis

The interest around the ancient Greek tomb of Amphipolis may have decreased dramatically over the last months, however, the “brand name” created during the excavations and thanks to the mystery regarding the dead who were buried in Casta hill,...

Greek Paintings on Auction in London

Sotheby’s 19th-Century European Paintings sale in London on Nov. 20 will offer a rich selection from the 19th and early 20th Centuries, including a collection of Greek painters on auction. The include works from Theodoros Rallis, George Jakobides, Giannis...

Embiricos’ Art Collection Will Be Auctioned

Sotheby’s has announced the sale of 11 works from the estate of Greek shipping magnate George Embiricos in a series of auctions to be held from November 2012 through March 2013 in New York and London. The collection, between many...

Sotheby’s “Greek Sale” Becomes Part of “European Paintings”

Yiannis Moralis’ “Full Moon L” is one of the masterpieces opening the new Greek Sale of Sotheby’s on November 22, which will be included in the overall auction exhibition “European Paintings” for the first time since 2001 . Hard...

Rallis’ Good Friday to be Auctioned at Sotheby’s

One of Theodoros Rallis’ (1852-1909) masterpieces will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Tuesday, 22 November 2011 in London as part of the Greek Sale. The painting comes from a private collection and depicts Good Friday in Greece. It is an...