Russian and European painting

V. Zarubin. «Rowing to the citadel under moonlight». 1919. Oil on wood. 68.5 x 88.9. Estimate ₤7,000–10,000. The lot was sold for ₤30,000

As Western and Russian auctioneers and observers noted for many times, Russian art provides undoubted success for all the foreign auctions. On March, 29 «shark» of the auction business – house Christie’s held the sales of works by European and Russian artists.

The auction was held in London on South Kensington. European painting was represented by Polish, Italian, Dutch, Austrian, German and French painters. The final sum of the sales was ₤1,120,380.