There has been some discussion in the past few weeks as to whether the $450 million (£336 million) paid for Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ might have a tonic effect on the wider Old Master market which had been in danger of slipping from view. The first test since last month’s Leonardo sale took place last week when the Old Master sales held at Sotheby’s, Bonhams and Christie’s in London realised £58.2 million, healthy 48.5 per cent up from last winter.
The art market may be struggling in Moscow, but in London last week, the Russian art auctions accumulated £38 million, a 132 per cent improvement on this time last year. Some of the best results were paid by Russians for turn-of-the century works from western collections. A 1908 portrait of an exotically attired young Russian woman by Nicolai Fechin, who subsequently emigrated to America, made the top price, selling for double the estimate at £3.6 million.
Artists who represent key art movements of the 20th century set the pace during last week’s Modern British art auctions in London. At Sotheby’s, top price was for A Dawn, 1914, a classic First World War vorticist picture by C R W Nevinson – a patchwork of angles portraying French soldiers teeming through a street on the way to war.
London’s Russian art sales comeback; but Soviets struggle; Mystery buyer saves Bonhams Middle Eastern art sale; Iznik pottery coup for art advisers, Forge & Lynch ://www.telegraph.co.uk/luxury/art/russian-art-sales-news/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw via @TelegraphLuxury
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