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Portrait of Arturo Lopez-Willshaw

Alexander Evgenievich Yakovlev's painting titled "Portrait of Arturo Lopez-Willshaw" was bought for 713,250 GBP ($1,097,049) during the Russian Art Evening auction at Sotheby's. More about Yakovlev on Wikipedia

By | 2008-11-30T22:54:07-06:00 November 30th, 2008|Arts|1 Comment

Russian Art Dominates London This Week

Christie's had a "Russian Art" auction event today in London, the same week Sotheby's is running its own between June 9 - 12. Probably not by accident, Christie's auction covers the same era, paintings and antiquities are mostly from the the early 19th through early 20th century. Below are a few million highlights in the one million dollars range. "France. Parc Montsouris. Chestnut tree" by Petr Konchalovsky (1876-1956) was sold for £577,250 (~$1,133,143) Christie's [...]

By | 2008-06-11T22:35:28-06:00 June 11th, 2008|Arts|2 Comments

Second Day of the “Russian Paintings” Auction Event at Sotheby’s

In the second day of the "Russian Painters" event by Sotheby's London auction house, the morning auction did not result in any million dollars sales. The highest hammer price was 325,250 GBP (~$630,627) and was paid for Mihaly Zichy's "Military Group Portrait". It was sold way above the pre-auction estimate of 20,000-30,000 GBP. Zichy is actually a Hungarian painter (born in Hungary in 1827 in the city of Zala ) but in 1847, he [...]

By | 2008-06-10T11:08:26-06:00 June 10th, 2008|Arts|0 Comments

6 Russian Masterpieces Sell For About $1 Million Each

6 Russian masterpieces were sold today at Sotheby's London auction in the million dollar price range: The "Russian Artists" auction event runs from June 9 through 12 in London. We'll be covering this event and post more million dollar sales as soon as the information become available. Vasily Ivanovich Shukhaev's "Winter Landscape" was sold for 481,250 GBP (~$949,650) Wassily Kandinsky's "KALLMÜNZ - VILSGASSE II" went for 481,250 British Pounds as well ($949 650) Nikolai [...]

By | 2008-06-09T19:46:16-06:00 June 9th, 2008|Arts|2 Comments
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