Aivazovsky Painting Sells For $635,000 At Christie’s

Sunset over Ischia- Aivazovsky

(Armradio)- A painting by Russian-Armenian seascape artist Hovhannes (Ivan) Aivazovsky has been auctioned off at Christie’s for £491,000 ($635,000).

Signed and dated Aivazovsky/1873, “Sunset over Ischia” was sold at the Christie’s Important Russian Art event.

The canvas was initially estimated to sell for £300,000-500,000.

Total revenues from the sale of Russian art pieces totaled £ 12 million.