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Sotheby’s Exhibits Russian Artists’ Works

Sotheby’s Exhibits Russian Artists’ Works

Sotheby’s exhibits two dozen artworks in the Ruin Wing of the Schusev Museum of Architecture. These are paintings (including one sanguine drawing) from three Sotheby’s auctions to be held in New York and London within the next three months. Most ...

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Where is “Salvator Mundi”?

Where is “Salvator Mundi”?

Few works of art have caused as much intrigue as “Salvator Mundi” (“Savior of the World”) by Leonardo da Vinci. First, the authenticity of the painting was a big question mark. Then, in November 2017, it became the most expensive ...

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Sotheby’s Auction in London: Triumph of Monet and Schiele

Sotheby’s Auction in London: Triumph of Monet and Schiele

Sotheby’s evening sale of vivid artworks by impressionists, modernists, and surrealists took place in the UK capital on February 26 and brought a total of 87.7 million pounds (115.3 million dollars). The most expensive paintings of the Sotheby’s auction in ...

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Art Digest: Notable News of the First Half of February 2019

Art Digest: Notable News of the First Half of February 2019

We present you a digest of resonant news of the art world of the first half of February 2019. Marina Abramović will arrange the first-ever digital performance The first news from our art digest concerns a performance queen Marina Abramović. The ...

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Sotheby’s Auction Results: Triumph of Female Artists

Sotheby’s Auction Results: Triumph of Female Artists

The central theme of Sotheby’s auction of classical art held in New York, which in total brought the auction house $99.8 million, was a selection of art works of female artists. A small exhibition titled “The Triumph of a Woman” ...

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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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Pablo Picasso’s Paintings at Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Pablo Picasso’s Paintings at Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

Pablo Picasso is undoubtedly one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. In fact, you will hardly find a person who has never heard of Picasso and his amazing works, many of which were created in a very ...

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Incredible Results for Books of Hours at Sotheby’s London

Incredible Results for Books of Hours at Sotheby’s London

A book of hours is a somewhat religious book that represents an illuminated manuscript popular in the Middle Ages. Each book of hours is unique; however, they all have a similar collection of psalms, prayers, and texts used for daily devotion. ...

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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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