The Hermitage acquired the picture of Anselm Kiefer for 63.7 million rubles

The Hermitage acquired the picture of Anselm Kiefer for 63.7 million rubles


  • 23.06.2018
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The Hermitage acquired the picture of Anselm Kiefer for 63.7 million rubles

The picture "Aurora", created specifically for the city on the Neva, one of the most popular contemporary artists, can be seen in the exposition of the State Hermitage Museum at the end of this summer. For the first time, it became known about the purchase of the painting in the winter of last year, but then the cost of the work was not announced, it was known only that the exchange was made with the fund of the museum itself, and also with Andrei Potanin. Figures in almost 64 million rubles appeared on the public procurement portal. The price of the painting is 750 000 euros, according to the documents the cost of the picture in rubles is calculated at the present rate, but can not be higher than 63,750 thousand rubles. "Aurora" had already been exhibited in the walls of the Hermitage - during last year's temporary exhibition "Anselm Kiefer - Velimir Khlebnikov." It consists of two canvases of 2.8x1.9 m and 2.8x3.8 m.


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