Over 450 items of Russian art will be auctioned in St Petersburg on August 2, 2008. The auction is being held by Aberdeen-Auctions and includes some Russian icons.
The art items can be preciewed on august 1st from noon to 6 pm at the Gallery at 212 Beach Drive NE in downtown St. Petersburg. You can also view the auction online at www.LiveAuctioneers.com
One of the pieces, a watercolor by I.Y. Bilibin, is estimated at $45 Million to $60 Million. The items to be auctioned include paintings, drawings, porcelain, folk art, silver, sculptures, bronze works and Russian icons.