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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Former Prime Minister of Georgia Ivanishvili acquired the painting Pirosmani almost a million dollars

A picture of Niko Pirosmani “ROE deer at a stream”, sold at Sotheby’s auction for 629 thousand pounds (about $ 916 thousand), acquired Georgian businessman and former Prime Minister of the country Bidzina Ivanishvili.

ROE deer at a stream. Niko Pirosmani

Ivanishvili is on the list of Forbes list of billionaires, he is a 185-e a place in the world. According to the newspaper “Georgian Times”, in 2007-m to year he was in second place in the list of the richest Georgians of the world. Then egg Kapila was estimated at about $ 8 billion. Businessman, owner of major banks, businesses and retailers briefly went into politics : from 25 October 2012 to 20 November 2013, he was the Prime Minister of Georgia. But then left his post, handing the reins to his protege.

Bidzina Ivanishvili is known for his hobby of painting. He’s got a great collection, “the pearl of which is “Dora Maar with cat” by Pablo Picasso, purchased the same at Sotheby’s auction in 2006 for $95 million In June 2015 Ivanishvili there’s also got a picture of Niko Pirosmani “Arsenalskoy mountain of the night” for 1 million 486 thousand dollars. The picture he promised to send as a gift to the State art Museum of Georgia. But the most favorite artist Ivanishvili .— Dutch abstract artist Willem de Kooning. This painter painting “Woman III” . in 2006, it was auctioned off and sold for 137.5 million dollars, becoming one of the most expensive paintings in the world.

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