Ivan Aivazovsky’s painting “Storm” was sold for 15 million korunas (about $705 thousand) at Prague auction, the Arthouse Hejtmanek gallery’s representative Jana Bryndova, told reporters.
The painting, dated 1898, came up for auction from one of Prague’s private art collections. Its starting value was $517 thousand, said Jana, adding that the final price. along with interest charges was about $874,000.
The buyer was a collector from Russia.