There’s Nothing Like an Art Fair

TEFAF Maastricht, the European Fine Art Foundation’s annual March fair, marks the celebratory kickoff to the season.

The high values of works headed to this year’s fair indicate that sellers are keen to bring the prestige. They include a Vincent van Gogh portrait priced at $4.95 million; Artemisia Gentileschi’s “The Penitent Magdalene,” for upward of $5 million; and four volumes of John James Audubon’s rare book, “Birds of America,” priced at $12.5 million.

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