The van Gogh piece is his 1888 watercolor work, "Wheatstacks," which shows three tall haystacks in a field next to harvest workers on a bright summer day.
The queen smuggled her bracelets out of France while awaiting her execution by guillotine.
A bottle of French wine that was originally priced at $10,000 a bottle returned from a trip into space along with 11 other wine bottles and is now selling for $1 million.
The music star has launched a new company with a bold first listing.
Manuscript will be auctioned in New York in December and is expected to sell for up to $1.5m
"Le Marin," supposedly painted while France was under Nazi occupation, has been withdrawn by Christie's after accident.
It had been in an Indian collection and was being auctioned for the first time.
Modi has led India into unnecessary economic problems.
The Maharaja of Bikaner's pictures sold alongside those of an old Raj military doctor.
Liu Yiqian and his wife, Wang Wei, will charge Modigliani's "Reclining Nude" to an AmEx "black card."
Auction house sells more than $1 billion in art in single week, including a $179.4 million Picasso and a $56.2 million Warhol.
One of the scientists who discovered DNA's double helix structure auctioned off his 1962 prize Thursday.