. June 21, 2007

Bonhams took another major step this week to providing an even better service to buyers and sellers of Russian art after opening an office in Moscow, the company has appointed Evgenia Teslyuk to head the Russian Department in London.

Speaking about the opportunities she says: ‘I am delighted to be leading Bonhams growing Russian Department and promoting the twice-annual London Russian sales, but also acting as a bridge between the many Russian collectors and Bonhams’ specialist auctions worldwide.’

Evgenia Teslyuk, who has been at Christie’s and other organizations dealing in Russian art, has been London-based for the last 10 years. She speaks Russian, Ukrainian, and English having studied at University College London, Central European University in Budapest and the National University of Kiev-Mohyla Academy in Kiev.

She will concentrate on sourcing pictures for the Russian sales together with Sophie Hamilton and Cynthia Sparke of the Russian Department. The combination of a Bonhams presence in London, Moscow and New York gives the company a strong position and team in this fast-growing market.

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