Keyword: sotheby's

Mozart minuets sold for more than 370,000 euros at Paris auction

The handwritten score for two minuets, composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in  1772 when he was 16-years-old, fetched 372,500 euros ($413,000), well above their initial estimated worth, at a Sotheby's auction in Paris on Monday.

French billionaire Patrick Drahi buys auction house Sotheby's

Swiss-based French-Israeli multi-billionaire Patrick Drahi, the founder and boss of telecommunications group Altice, has bought a controlling stake in the art auction house Sotheby's, a 3.7-billion dollar purchase made via his US company BidFair USA.