Christie’s New York Hosts Prestigious Annual Russian Art Sale

This Wednesday, April 13, Christie’s New York, the global leader in the Russian Art category, will host the annual Russian Art Sale in New York. This prestigious event features the world’s most coveted works that exemplify fine Russian artistry, such as a series of elaborate costume designs by Alexandre Benois, a rare oil by Alexei Korzukhin, an extensive Fabergé collection, more than 250 lots of silver, enamels, vertú, porcelain, bronzes, and militaria, and the sale’s top lot, Boris Grigoriev’s famous Les Infants.

Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, is celebrated for their extraordinary art, unparalleled service, and international glamour. Since their founding in 1766, Christie’s has conducted the greatest auctions of the 18, 19, and 20th centuries, and continues to do so with this event. This April’s distinctive inventory has been predicted to realize more than $5 million in just two sessions.

Christie’s Vice President and Head of Russian Art Izabela Grocholski says, “Christie’s Russian Art sale is robust with a diverse and broad selection of paintings and works of art. From important 19th Century and Impressionist paintings to key works by the Non-Conformists of the 1960s, important collections of Fabergé, porcelain, enamels, breathtaking bronze sculptures, the sale will pique the interest of buyers across the globe and collecting categories.”

The auction will be held at Christie’s New York at 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York on Wednesday April 13th with viewings on Monday, April 11 and Tuesday, April 12 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.