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London hosted the summer “Russian auction” Christie’s

In London, at the “Russian auction” of Christie’s auction house, the painting “Shipwreck” by Ivan Aivazovsky was sold, which was stored in the Feodosia Gallery in Crimea. Aivazovsky bequeathed his paintings to the city of Theodosius.

“One of the top lots of the auction, a painting by Ivan Aivazovsky” Shipwreck “, exceeded expectations and went under the hammer for $ 228.2 thousand.”

Bidding took place on June 6. In total, more than 250 works of painting and arts and crafts were exhibited. Total sales amounted to $ 6.4 million.

The paintings of Boris Grigoriev, Lev Bakst, Boris Kustodiev, Ilya Repin, Konstantin Korovin and Konstantin Somov were also auctioned.

On June 6, London hosted the summer “Russian auction” of Christie’s auction house, in which more than 250 works of painting and decorative art were exhibited. Total sales amounted to $ 6.4 million. Thus, in the painting section, more than 90 paintings and drawings by prominent Russian artists, including Ivan Aivazovsky, Boris Grigoriev, Lev Bakst, Boris Kustodiev, Ilya Repin, Konstantin Korovin and Konstantin Somov, were offered to the attention of collectors. One of the top lots of the auction, the painting “Shipwreck” by Ivan Aivazovsky, exceeded expectations and went under the hammer for $ 228.2 thousand. Following the auction, 27 lots of paintings did not find a buyer. In the arts and crafts section, the most expensive auction item was a Faberge ceramic tobacco vessel, which was sold for $ 193.68 thousand.

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