Ivan Aivazovsky’ s “Sunset over Ischia” (oil on canvas) was recently put up for auction.
On Wednesday, a happy buyer purchased it for £491,250 (about $635,300).
The auction was held by the British auction house Christie’s, in Russia.
The painting is signed and dated ‘Aïvazovsky/1873’ (lower right).
The estimated price was GBP 300,000 – GBP 500,000.