An anonymous benefactor has offered to pay the penalty imposed on the National Gallery in Ottawa for recalling the “Eiffel Tower” (1929) by Marc Chagall from a Christie’s auction. The Museum was hoping to use the money in order to purchase the neoclassical masterpiece by…
The Russian Art Week will take place from 4 - 6 June in London, featuring lots from the four auction houses which traditionally participate in the event. Below is the English summary of the top lots of the summer.
The auction schedule is as follows:
Leading the recent Christie’s auction sale was Kazimir Malevich’s Suprematist Composition achieving nearly $86m — the new world record for the artist. Painted in 1916, the picture is considered one of the finest and most complex of the artist’s early geometric works, capturing Malevich’s vision…
Auction overview Christie’s is the market leader in Russian works of art, including works of Fabergé, porcelain, bronze, silver, and objects of art. Each year as per tradition, the audition house participates in the London Russian Art Week with its top lots.
The Christie’s auctions,…
Wednesday 6 June 2018, 10:30
MacDougall's is a fine art auction house which specializes in Russian art. The biannual sales during London's Russian Art Week in June and December feature works by Russian masters from the 19th to the 21st century, works on…
Wednesday 6 June 2018, 15:00
The Russian Department at Bonham’s in London caters to the Russian art market with two sales a year comprising of the finest Russian paintings and works of art. The biannual sales feature works by major Russian 19th and…
The summer Russian Art Week has successfully concluded with the last of the London auctions, MacDougall’s and Bonham’s, held on June 6. Although the art market saw a healthy rebound last November, it was down 41% this week to a total £23,9m. Although some speculate…