£300,000 Bouzianis leads London Greek art sale
300,000 Bouzianis leads London Greek art sale
The 2010 Greek art market starts here, as Bonhams hopes to build on its successful 2009
The biggest work ever to appear at auction by the major Greek expressionist painter Georgios Bouzianis, entitled Frau mit Tisch und Stuhl, is expected to sell for 200,000-300,000.
The artwork, measuring 138 x 105 cm, will go under the hammer at Bonhams' 16th Greek Sale at New Bond Street. The sale takes place onTuesday, May 18.
According to Bonhams, amixture of paintings and sculpture by some of the most famous 19th century, modern and contemporary Greek artists will be offered inits biannual sale.
Frau mit Tisch und Stuhl by Georgios Bouzianis (200,000-300,000)
The Bouzianis painting willfeature among 145 lots, with prices ranging from 2,000-300,000.
Billed as the first Greek Sale of 2010, Bonhams will be hoping for a remarkable performance following the 7m in salesit achieved in 2009 whichplacedthe auction houseat the forefront of the UK's Greek art market.
Other important lots in the sale include Matins by Nikiforos Lytras (estimated at 200,000-300,000) and a beautiful seascape by Ioannis Poulakas, entitled Sailing Ship and Steamer (estimated at 150,000-200,000).
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