Russian Pictures Auction

London Christie’s Important Russian Pictures Auction. Two of our client families each flew to London to observe the sale and were present, hearts pounding, as their paintings literally dominated the sale. The total sales for Llewellyn Dykes’ clients that day $6,629,080.00. Following are several of the works sold at that auction:


Lot # 280, Oil on canvas, (Russian, 1817 – 1900)

Sold for $782,800.00

“A Country Track by the Black Sea,” Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovski



Lot #292, Oil on canvas, (Russian, 1839 – 1915)

Sold for $78,280.00

“Horse and Sleigh,” by Konstantin Egorovich Makovski