As Sotheby’s prepares to mount The Midas Touch — the first ever auction of entirely gold objects — we take a look back at some exceptional gold and gold-inspired artworks that have captivated clients across our diverse collecting categories in recent years. From the exquisite gold-ground paintings of the Renaissance, to contemporary photography, fine jewels, ancient sculpture and cars. Click ahead to see highlights from ten very different sales.
The Midas Touch
17 October 2018 London