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Record Price for Greek Art

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   Some of the top names in the recent Greek Sale that took place at Sotheby’s in London on April 17 included Constantinos Volanakis, George Iakovides, and Nikolaos Gyzis. More specifically, Iakovides’ “Grandpa’s New Pipe” earned first place, sold for €664,535, a record sale for this artist at an auction. Once again, the increasing interest in Greek art works on an international level has been demonstrated. The total turnover of the auction reached an overwhelming €11,866,665. Kathimerini daily: Iakovides work goes under the hammer for record price at Sotheby’s sale in London;   

See also: Kathimerini daily: Spring Greek Sale by Sotheby’s coming up in London next week & Greek art fetches record prices; National Gallery Alexandros Soutzos Museum: 19th – 20th Centuries