ARE YOU READY FOR THE RUSSIAN ART WEEK?

It is an exciting period when the major auction houses host their Russian sales in London. Here we brought together all their schedules and preview dates so you don’t get lost in the whirlwind of Russian culture.

Would you like to know more about what is happening during Russian Art Week? Download our special guide with the list of all events, interview with Tate curator Natalia Sidlina on the forthcoming Natalia Goncharova exhibition, auction highlights and more. Also available in the central locations in London.

CHRISTIE’S 25 NOVEMBER 2019

Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955) The Manicure. Portrait of Mademoiselle Girmond Estimate GBP 2,000,000 – GBP 3,000,000

This year Christie’s Russian Department celebrated 50 years. They kick off the week with the sales held on25 November at 10:30 and 13:30.

The viewing is open 22 November: 9:00 – 16:30 and 23 – 24 November 12:00 – 17:00

Address: 8 King Street, St James’s, London SW1Y 6QT

Please follow the link for the online catalogue and more information.

Kniga soderzhashchaia chertezhi upotrebliaemykh nine artileriiskikh orudii s prinadlezhnostiami onykh umenyshennye protiv natural’nykh v 8iu doliu, delannaia pri Vtomrom Kadetskom Korpuse, kadetami onogo v klassse Shatb-kapitana Efimova vtorogo. [An album of drawings of weapons and their accessories, drawn from nature by the Second Cadets Corps.] St Petersburg, 1800.

On 27 November Christie’s will also hold Russia: Important Books and Manuscripts sale.

MACDOUGALL’S 25 and 27 NOVEMBER 2019

RABIN, OSCAR (1928–2018) The Moon and the City 16,000–20,000 GBP

On 25 November MacDougall’s will also hold its sales of Contemporary Russian Art at 14:30.

It will be followed by Important Russian Art Auction in 27 November 2019 the Important Russian Art sale at 10:30.

Boris Kustodiev’s elegiacally beautiful Autumn. The Student’s Farewell, was painted in 1923 (estimate £1,500,000–2,000,000

The viewing is open 23–26 November 2019, 11:00–17:30. (For more details please consult the website)

Address: Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7LP

Sotheby’s 26 NOVEMBER 2019

VASILY DMITRIEVICH POLENOV, BARGE Estimate: 80,000 – 120,000 GBP

On 26 November Sotheby’s holds 2 sales: Russian Pictures at 10:00 and Russian Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons at 14:30.

The viewing is open 22 – 26 November: 9:00 – 17:00

Address: 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA

A RARE FABERGÉ VARICOLOURED GOLD, SARDONYX AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL BONBONNIÈRE, WORKMASTER MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST PETERSBURG, 1899-1903

Please follow the link for the online catalogue and more information.

BONHAM’S 27 NOVEMBER 2019

Sergey Dmitryevich Miloradovich Russian boyarynya at the spinning wheel £ 12,000 – 15,000

Finally, on 27 November Bonham’s holds the Russian Art sale at 15:00.

The viewing is open 24 November: 11:00 – 15:00, 25 – 26 November: 9:00 – 16:30, 27 November: 9:00 – 12:00

Address: 101 New Bond Street, London W1S 1SR

Please follow the link for the online catalogue and more information.

  • Date: 22 November 2019 - 29 November 2019
  • London