Christie’s auction

Highlights of Christie’s forthcoming Old Masters Evening Sale

"My mother never spoke about those years until about fifty years later... When I told her about the return of the two paintings, she was overwhelmed with joy. She never expected to live to see it. To her, those paintings symbolize life because they allowed Jacob Lierens to pay for a hiding place and see to it that his family didn't starve."

Artefacts from first moon missions to go on auction

The much-anticipated auction, titled 'One Giant Leap: Celebrating Space Exploration 50 Years After Apollo 11', is highlighted by a written record kept by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, the first two humans to land on the moon.