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Bidzina Ivanishvili Buys Niko Pirosmani's Masterpiece at Sotheby's Auction

Bidzina Ivanishvili Buys Niko Pirosmani’s Masterpiece at Sotheby’s Auction

Ex Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili has bought the masterpiece by Niko Pirsomani – “Roe Deer at Spring”.

It should be noted that the Georgian masterpiece had been put up for auction as a work of the Russian collection.

“Roe Deer at Spring” was sold for 629 000 GBP, while the starting price was 150 000 GBP.

As reported, in 2015 Georgia’s ex Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili also bought Niko Pirosmani’s work “Arsenali at Night” at Christie’s Auction for 1.5 million USD.

Mr. Ivanishvili has transmitted the work to the Museum of Art.