Georgian Painter's Work Auctioned on Sotheby's

A painting by Merab Abramishvili, a Georgian painter, was auctioned on Sotheby’s and sold for £25,000. The work was presented from Sotheby’s European collections.  

Sotheby’s is the world’s fourth oldest auction house in continuous operation, with 90 locations in 40 countries. It was established on March 11th, 1744, in London.

Abramishvili, the author of the work, Piano, graduated from Tbilisi state Academy of art in 1981. He worked as an art teacher in the village Mskhaldidi.

Abramishvili was also a member of the Art Union of Georgia from 1988-2006, until he passed away on June 22nd, 2006. His works were displayed as part of solo and group exhibitions in both Georgia and abroad.

Abramishvili’s paintings can be found in the Art Museum of Georgia and National Gallery of Art in Tbilisi, as well as Museum Ludwig, Cologne, and private collections in Finland and the United States.

Nina Ioseliani

05 December 2015 16:26