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