Date: 14 June 2007
"The Rainbow" by Somov was sold in London at 3,7 mln pounds sterling.
Konstantin Somov’s painting “The Rainbow” (1927) has set the world auction record for the Russian picture, the ‘Christie’s (London), declared.
On Wednesday, at Christie’s London headquarters the so called “Russian sale” of pictures and works of art of 19-20 centuries had set more than ten auction records for works of various authors. 141 of 233 offered lots (61%) were sold with the sales results exceeding 18 mln pounds sterling.
Source: RIA news