Marcus Agius

'I was fortunate to be present in New York in 1987 at the auction where the painting achieved its then world-record price of $53.9 million'

Tennis in the 1890s

It's 150 years since the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club was formed – though originally it was solely for croquet, since tennis hadn't yet been invented. Annunicata Elwes explains.

Cover Country Life July 4 2018

Country Life July 4 2018 looks at Britain's best cottages; the fairweather life of a forecaster; and how to build the perfect library.