Date: 24 April 2007
. "Vision to Young Saint Sergy” by Nesterov was sold at Sotheby’s at 3.8 million dollars
"Vision to Young Saint Sergy” by Nesterov was sold at Sotheby’s at 3.8 million dollars. As ITAR-TASS announced, the canvas became the highest lot of auction held on Tuesday in New York. The total amount of sale was 34 million dollars.
3 million dollars were paid for “Lucky Arkadia” by Makovsky,that was about three times higher the experts’ expectations. An unexpected struggle began for “Young Flower-girls” by Kharlamov to be sold at last at 2.8 million dollars.
And, as to announcement from Christie’s, a baby-mammoth skeleton was sold by auction at euro 312,000 ($421,000) on Monday.
Source: Russian newspaper “Nedelya’ (Week)