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Thursday, April 27, 2017

First, Shishkin, fabergé show at the exhibition, and then sell

Before picking up the masterpieces of Russian art at auction in London, including works by Ivan Shishkin, Alexander Benois and Goncharova Natalia, the auction house Sotheby’s will present them in Moscow office. Another exhibition will show rarely seen at the public paintings of the XIX century, the sketches for productions of “Russian ballet” and unique products Faberge. To see them you will be between 19 may and 7 June they will be auctioned in London.

Ivan Shishkin. Photo courtesy of the press service of the auction house

A feature of the upcoming auction commented, “MK”, the representative of the auction house.

The works represent three categories of trades: Russian painting, Russian art, Faberge and icons, – said the representative of the auction house. – Will also present Contemporary East auction, dedicated to post-war art in Central Europe, Eastern Europe and CIS countries and including works by artists rarely or never exhibited at auction outside of their countries. The summer auction will be held on a wave of impressive results last year’s auction of Russian art at Sotheby’s. The company has established 10 new records for artists in 2015 and eight of the ten highest prices sold at auctions of Russian art, including the “Sleeping girl” Zinaida Serebryakova (the most expensive painting of the year, sold for £3.9 million).

Alexander Benois. Photo courtesy of the press service of the auction house

Top lots of the event will be: Golden enamel cigarette case fabergé, made by Imperial order to the tercentenary of the Romanov dynasty, “On the edge of a pine forest” Shishkin, sketch for “the Golden Cockerel” Benoit, “still life with Gerberas” Natalia Goncharova…

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