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Aivazovsky’s view of Venice fetches fortune in London

Nov 26, 2012 19:40 Moscow Time
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MacDougall\'s картины Иван Айвазовский Вид Венеции Сан-Джорджо Маджоре
Photo: press service of the auction house MacDougall

Ivan Aivazovsky’s 'View of Venice. San Giorgio Maggiore' has fetched 1.62 mln dollars at an auction in London, McDougall Auctions said Monday.

The painting created by the legendary landscape master in the 1850s was the most expensive item at the traditional auction of Russian art.

Voice of Russia, TASS

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