On March 19, the Sovcom Gallery will open a pre-auction exhibition of Auction 171, which will take place on April 19 at 19.00. More than 150 lots will be presented at the auction - objects of painting, graphics, porcelain, mainly of the 20th century, most of which will be available at the exhibition.
Among the top lots of the auction are the works of Anatoly Nikich, Sergey Kurylev, Kim Britov, Boris Iofan, Georgy Savitsky, Naum Sobol, a selection of porcelain figures and posters. A separate section of the auction consists of strings of works from well-known Soviet collections - the Minister of Light Industry of the RSFSR (until 1957) Alexander Ivanovich Rybakov, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR (until 1985) Andrei Andreevich Gromyko, another major Soviet and Russian economist, statistician, doctor of economics Sciences.
One of the masterpieces of the exhibition and the upcoming auction is the painting "Bouquet with Irises" by Anatoly Yuryevich Nikich, written by the author as a personal gift to Minister A.I. Rybakov. On the canvas presented at the auction, Nikich shows himself as a master of depicting a classic flower still life, a “modern classic”, skillfully depicting a lush colorful flower bouquet, as if coming to life on the plane of the canvas.
Particular attention in the March auction deserves a canvas by Sergei Pavlovich Kurylev called "Pakhra". The work is a true confirmation that Kurylev is one of the brightest masters of the lyrical landscape of the Russian countryside. The work also comes from the collection of the family of Alexander Ivanovich Rybakov.
A string of picturesque cardboards by Kim Nikolaevich Britov should also be noted . The well-recognized manner of Britov, the author of the decorative trend in the domestic landscape, is distinguished by the artist's ability to combine luminous yellow-ocher tones with rich blue and brown, which gives the author's works an exceptionally sunny, warm and ringing sound.
In addition to the above works, numerous views of Moscow and St. Petersburg will participate in the auction, genre paintings will be highlighted, unique items of porcelain and bronze, and posters will be shown.
The pre-auction exhibition will be held from March 19 to April 18 at st. Shchepkina, 28.
We will be happy to provide all the necessary information, accept applications for absentee participation and applications for participation in auctions by phone. You can buy or order a catalog from the gallery staff.