Are you ready for the Russian Art Week? It is an exciting period when the major auction houses host their Russian sales in London and lots of fans of Russian art and culture come to the city. Are you feeling a bit overwhelmed with all the events and exhibitions? Here we have collected all the information you need to know about the upcoming auctions. Also watch out for our printed more comprehensive guide, which will soon appear in many London venues!

CHRISTIE’S: Ivan Aivazovsky, Venice at sunset, Estimate £ 400,000 – GBP 600,000

On 26 November 2018 Christie’s is hosting Important Russian Art sale at 10:30am.

Preview is on 23 – 25 November 2018.

SOTHEBY’S: Konstantin Egorovich Makovsky BLIND MAN’S BLUFF Estimate £ 2,000,000 — 3,000,000

On 27 November 2018 Sotheby’s is hosting Russian Pictures sale at 10:30am and Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons at 2:30pm.

Preview for both is on 23 – 26 November 2018.

SOTHEBY’S: Cellist Mstislav Rostropovich (right) and singer Galina Vishnevskaya (left), 1964

On 28 November 2018 Sotheby’s is hosting the sale of a private collection of Mstislav Rostropovich and Galina Vishnevskaya at 10:30am.

MACDOUGALL’S: Petr Konchalovsky, The Game of Billiards, 1918. Estimate £1,500,000–2,000,000

On 28 November MacDougall’s is hosting Important Russian Art sale at 10:30am.

Preview is on 23 – 27 November 2018.

BONHAMS: A RARE AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT SILVER-GILT AND SHADED ENAMEL TRAY FOR CALLING CARDS, attributed to Fedor Rückert, with stamp of retailer Kurlyukov, Moscow, circa 1900 Estimate £ 200,000 – 300,000

On 28 November 2018 Bonhams is hosting Russian Art sale at 3pm.

Preview is on 25 – 27 November 2018.

BRUUN RASMUSSEN: The Russian Sapphire Tiara

If this is not enough and you want more Russian art and culture, then don’t miss the London preview of the selected items which will be sold by Bruun Rasmussen, Danish auction house.

Preview dates: 24 – 26 November 2018.

ROSEBERY’S: Marie Vorobieff Marevna, Portrait of Catherine Dolan, reclining on a chaise longue, c.1972; Estimate £5,000-8,000

And there is also the preview of the Studio Collection of Marie Vorobieff Marevna sold by Rosebery’s which you can visit on: 30 November – 4 December 2018.

See you at the Russian Art Week!