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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+00:00 November 30th, 2008|Arts|1 Comment

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+00:00 June 10th, 2008|Arts|0 Comments
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