Sotheby’s Exhibition in Moscow Highlights Rare Russian Paintings and Artworks


LONDON.- Sotheby’s is exhibiting highlights from its forthcoming June Sales in London of Russian Art, and Important Czech Art from the Hascoe Family Collection, at the State Historical Museum on Red Square in Moscow through Friday, May 20th, 2011. The exhibition features 24 important and rare paintings by some of Russia’s preeminent artists from the 19th century to the present, including Vasily Vasilievich Vereschagin, Alexander Evgenievich Yakovlev, Ilya Efimovich Repin and Erik Bulatov, as well as two artworks by František Kupka from the Hascoe Collection of Czech Modern Art, a collection that offers a remarkably complete survey of Czech painting and sculpture of the first half of the 20th century.