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The World’s Most Famous Art Auctions

  • Christie’s.

The first one to conquer the market of fine arts was the former navy officer James Christie. He organized the first sales of art objects in London in 1766. A year later he bought the special hall which became the first auction hall in Europe. From the very beginning James Christie was aiming to hold the leading position. The Royal Family sent the items from its private art collections to be exhibited or sold via auction.

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