London’s Russian art week has been greatly diminished but Colin Gleadell finds signs of stability in the category:
London’s Russian art sales seemed to have stabilised, clocking up £23.1 million of sales last week, on a par with last November’s series. Sotheby’s was by far the most successful with a £9.9 million picture sale that exceeded estimates. It was also up 90 per cent from last June. Modernism and contemporary art were in short supply as more traditional 19th and 20th century images prevailed