Christie’s Presale Exhibit in Moscow: From Rembrandt to Contemporary Art

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A Christie’s presale exhibition of artworks to be auctioned shortly in London has opened at the Muravyov-Apostol Estate in Moscow.

A Christie’s presale exhibition of artworks to be auctioned shortly in London has opened at the Muravyov-Apostol Estate in Moscow.

© RIA Novosti . Vladimir Vyatkin / Go to the photo bankA Christie’s presale exhibition of artworks to be auctioned shortly in London has opened at the Muravyov-Apostol Estate in Moscow. Photo: Lost in the Labyrinth of Memory, Keith Tyson.
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A Christie’s presale exhibition of artworks to be auctioned shortly in London has opened at the Muravyov-Apostol Estate in Moscow. Photo: Lost in the Labyrinth of Memory, Keith Tyson.
© RIA Novosti . Vladimir Vyatkin / Go to the photo bankAn example of Muscovite Classicism, the property was dilapidated in the 1990s, and in need of urgent repairs. The Swiss financier Christopher Muravyov-Apostol, a descendant of the estate’s owners, undertook to fund the renovation works on his own. Photo: Visitors beholding Joana Vasconcelos’ Carnaby, displayed among other lots at a Christie’s presale exhibit in the Muravyov-Apostol Estate in Moscow.
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An example of Muscovite Classicism, the property was dilapidated in the 1990s, and in need of urgent repairs. The Swiss financier Christopher Muravyov-Apostol, a descendant of the estate’s owners, undertook to fund the renovation works on his own. Photo: Visitors beholding Joana Vasconcelos’ Carnaby, displayed among other lots at a Christie’s presale exhibit in the Muravyov-Apostol Estate in Moscow.
© RIA Novosti . Vladimir Vyatkin / Go to the photo bankIt was Christopher Muravyov-Apostle who ushered in the Christie’s delegation as well as reporters invited to the preview. The lots on display in Moscow are to be auctioned in the following sections: “Old Masters and English Painting,” “Russian Art,” “Impressionism and the Art Nouveau,” “Postwar and Contemporary Art,” and “The Art of Imperial Japan.” Photo: Managing Director for Christie’s Russia Matthew Stephenson standing near a late-19th-century Japanese vessel at the Christie’s presale exhibition in Moscow
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It was Christopher Muravyov-Apostle who ushered in the Christie’s delegation as well as reporters invited to the preview. The lots on display in Moscow are to be auctioned in the following sections: “Old Masters and English Painting,” “Russian Art,” “Impressionism and the Art Nouveau,” “Postwar and Contemporary Art,” and “The Art of Imperial Japan.” Photo: Managing Director for Christie’s Russia Matthew Stephenson standing near a late-19th-century Japanese vessel at the Christie’s presale exhibition in Moscow
© RIA Novosti . Vladimir Vyatkin / Go to the photo bankThe Christie’s presale exhibition, featuring works by Henri Matisse, Salvador Dali, Damien Hirst, Ivan Aivazovsky, and other famous artists, will be open to the public on April 12 and 13. Admission is free. Photo: Laurence, Joana Vasconcelos.
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The Christie’s presale exhibition, featuring works by Henri Matisse, Salvador Dali, Damien Hirst, Ivan Aivazovsky, and other famous artists, will be open to the public on April 12 and 13. Admission is free. Photo: Laurence, Joana Vasconcelos.
© RIA Novosti . Vladimir Vyatkin / Go to the photo bankThe display opens with lots from the section “Postwar and Contemporary Art,” including Gerhard Richter’s Abstraktes Bild (646-4), with a presale estimate of $2.5-3.5 million; a work by Roy Lichtenstein, estimated at $1.2-1.8 million, and a Damien Hirst, to be sold to a private bidder for $600,000. Photo: A security guard standing at Richter’s Abstraktes Bild
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The display opens with lots from the section “Postwar and Contemporary Art,” including Gerhard Richter’s Abstraktes Bild (646-4), with a presale estimate of $2.5-3.5 million; a work by Roy Lichtenstein, estimated at $1.2-1.8 million, and a Damien Hirst, to be sold to a private bidder for $600,000. Photo: A security guard standing at Richter’s Abstraktes Bild
© RIA Novosti . Vladimir Vyatkin / Go to the photo bankThe next hall features Henri Matisse’s Les Pivoines (presale estimate $8-12 million) and two small works by Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali, estimated at $5-7 million and $3-4 million, respectively. Photo: A visitor standing at Pablo Picasso’s painting The Rest: Marie-Thérèse Walter.
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The next hall features Henri Matisse’s Les Pivoines (presale estimate $8-12 million) and two small works by Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali, estimated at $5-7 million and $3-4 million, respectively. Photo: A visitor standing at Pablo Picasso’s painting The Rest: Marie-Thérèse Walter.
© RIA Novosti . Vladimir Vyatkin / Go to the photo bankThis hall leads into a suite of rooms where two works by Ivan Aivazovsky are displayed: A seascape, estimated at $400,000-600,000 (in the photo)…
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This hall leads into a suite of rooms where two works by Ivan Aivazovsky are displayed: A seascape, estimated at $400,000-600,000 (in the photo)…
© RIA Novosti . Vladimir Vyatkin / Go to the photo bankAnd a landscape, with a presale estimate of $700,000-900,000.
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And a landscape, with a presale estimate of $700,000-900,000.
© RIA Novosti . Vladimir Vyatkin / Go to the photo bankThe exhibition is crowned with a Rembrandt (A Bust of a Man in a Gorget and Cap, 1626-27) from the Pieter and Olga Dreesmann collection of Dutch old master paintings. The presale estimate is $12.8-19.2 million.
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The exhibition is crowned with a Rembrandt (A Bust of a Man in a Gorget and Cap, 1626-27) from the Pieter and Olga Dreesmann collection of Dutch old master paintings. The presale estimate is $12.8-19.2 million.
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