FINE ART AUCTION - APRIL 25th, 6.30 pm

Among the highlights of the sale are the following rarest artworks:

RUSSIAN ART AUCTION - APRIL 26th, 1.00 pm and 4.00 pm, APRIL 27th, 5.00 pm

Highlights of the Russian art auction to be held on 26th April will include significant paintings by Konstantin Korovin, Yuliy Klever, Johann W.G. Barth, Vladimir Ammon and Karl Geftler, marvellous drawings by Alexandre Benois, Leon Bakst, Yury Annenkov and Lev Borodulin's remarkable private collection of Fine Art.

The Russian Art auction is dedicated to 2 capitals, Moscow and Saint-Petersburg, and will present paintings and drawings, books, manuscripts, photographs that are associated with two symbols of Russia and its history such as:

Views of St Petersburg and Moscow, both XIX cenutires; View of Neva by Karl Geftler from Nicholas II collection; a rare book about Tsarskoe Selo and a watercolour of Gatschina Palace by Alexandre Benois; aquatints with St. Petersburg views by John Augustus Atkinson and Michel-Francois Damame-Demartrais; lithographs of Winter Palace & Imperial Palace and photographs of Moscow views from the end of the XIXth Century by the Italian photographer Giuseppe Datsario. As well as the rarest Russian Imperial Kovsh, a present from Peter I the Great and Ivan V to customs officer in 1693.

On 26thApril, Hermitage Fine Art will also present:
Interesting collection of Russian rare books:
In the photography section will be presented:

The 27th of April will start with the sale of International Rare books and Manuscripts.

Hermitage Fine Art will exhibit a selection of truly unique historical materials coming from all over the world, from the XVI Century to the present day. A large section of autographs and letters of famous politicians, writers, painters, musicians, cultural and literary figures, scientists, photographs and autographs of world celebrities.

The most captivating items of the auctions are:

A unique collection of fine jewellery, clocks and accessories from the Art Deco period of one of the most Luxurious Jewellery Brand – Cartier, will be auction on April 27th at 4.30 pm.
Lot 151: Art Deco silver and gold Cartier clock Made in 1927.
The rectangular Art Deco dial signed Cartier, European Clock & Watch Company movement No.58172 with jewelled lever platform escapement, the plain rectangular case with gold bezel, import marks for GeorgeStockwell, London 1927 UK hallmarks. Numbered. In perfect condition. Key and original fitted case.
Provenance : The private collection of Mary Innes-Ker (1915-2014), Duchess of Roxburghe

Lot 166 • Pair of cufflinks. Signed Cartier
Signed and marked "Made in France". Round sapphires, 18 ct yellow gold, numbered 5892C. French gold hallmark. Made circa 1930-40 ; weight: 11 gr.
Lot 177 • Cartier gold and turtleshell clasp, circa 1930,
on a suede clutch bag

French maker's mark and gold mark,16,5 x 24 cm. Mirror inside.
The inside of the bag signed Cartier Made in France.