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Religious Art: History and Techniques

Religious Art: History and Techniques

Religious art tells a story featuring deeper meaning hidden between the brush strokes and sharp edges of paintings, sculptures, and other forms of art. Faith has always created a feeling of mystery with stories of higher beings possessing powers beyond ...

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Where to Buy Exceptional Russian Art & Icons?

Where to Buy Exceptional Russian Art & Icons?

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Russian art? Matryoshka dolls? Or maybe very distinctive onion-domed church architecture? These are perhaps the most popular examples, but the truth is that Russian art is much ...

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The Most Wonderful Art: Icons from the Collection of Grigory Leps

The Most Wonderful Art: Icons from the Collection of Grigory Leps

It’s not a secret that antique icons have long been important collectible items highly sought-after by both connoisseurs and serious collectors of religious art. This is especially true for antique Russian icons that are often sold for tens and even ...

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Russian Works of Art at Sotheby’s London Auction

Russian Works of Art at Sotheby’s London Auction

In one of our previous blog posts, we wrote about the amazing results of Christie’s London Russian Art Sale, which was held on June 4. We also mentioned a unique triptych icon of the Feodorovskaya Mother of God, sold at Sotheby’s ...

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Christie’s Russian Art Sale Results

Christie’s Russian Art Sale Results

Last week in London was marked by several very important sales dedicated to Russian art, Faberge, and antique Orthodox icons, featuring truly unique pieces from private collections with Imperial provenance. For example, the top lot at Sotheby’s Russian Works of ...

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Shapiro Auctions: Fine & Decorative Art Sale

Shapiro Auctions: Fine & Decorative Art Sale

Shapiro Auctions is one of the most reputable auction houses headquartered in New York City. Established in 2007, it is known throughout the world for its many high-quality sales of American, Latin American, European, Russian, and Asian works of art ...

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The Art of Alexander Gassel

The Art of Alexander Gassel

On May 20, the well-known Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, MA will open an exhibition of work by Alexander Gassel, a Russian-American contemporary artist and designer. This unique exhibition entitled “The Art of Alexander Gassel” will feature a beautiful selection ...

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Introducing a Unique Collaborative Project Dedicated to Antique Russian Icons

Introducing a Unique Collaborative Project Dedicated to Antique Russian Icons

Russian icons have always been venerated by Orthodox Christian believers throughout the globe. However, in recent years, they have also become an important investment asset in the fascinating world of fine art and antiques. More and more collectors pay their ...

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Most Expensive Russian Works of Art Sold by Bonhams

Most Expensive Russian Works of Art Sold by Bonhams

Established in 1793, Bonhams today is one of the largest and most renowned international auction houses in the world, specializing in fine art, antiques, jewelry, and motor cars. One of its Fine Art departments is entirely dedicated to Russian paintings and ...

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Latest Results of the Sotheby’s Russian Works of Art, Faberge & Icons Sale

Latest Results of the Sotheby’s Russian Works of Art, Faberge & Icons Sale

Russian art is gaining popularity with each passing year. The world’s best auction houses dedicate whole departments to Russian fine, decorative, and religious art, with sales results exceeding the most optimistic expectations. Let’s just remember antique Russian icons sold at the ...

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