Thomas Kearns McCarthey Gallery

December 2018 Monthly Auction

The Thomas Kearns McCarthey Gallery wishes you a very happy and successful New Year filled with the best of Russian art and culture! What better way to start the new year than by participating in the Gallery's monthly no reserve silent auction!

As our December auction, we are pleased to present a work perfect for the the season, a
beautiful winter forest landscape, "Park Near Palanga City", by Sergei Nikolaevich Vedeneyev, estimated at $3,000- $4,000.

Vedeneyev, painted "Park Near Palanga City", plein air. He woke before sunrise to capture the beauty and isolation of the forest as the first emerging rays of sunlight were cast. The painting has a fascinating composition, light and vibrant brush strokes and a striking color pallet. This combines to create a dynamic landscape painting that changes with the different times of the day and with the seasons.

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   Sergei N. Vedeneyev, "Park near Palanga City"
"19" x 27" unframed, 1967, Oil on Board
Estimated at $3,000 to $4,000, Framed, Current Bid $1,000 by C. Garza

We invite you to participate in this month's auction and thank everyone who placed bids in November's auction. Congratulations to K. Jenny who placed the winning bid of $3,750 for "Roses", by Alexander I. Berergovoy, estimated at $7,000- $9,000.

"Park near Palanga City" is estimated at $3,000 to $4,000, the current high bid is just $1,000! The next bid is $1,250, followed by minimum bidding increments of $250.

Bids will be taken via telephone, or e-mail until 7:00 pm MST, Wednesday, January 2nd. Follow all the bidding updates on the Gallery's website.

Tel: 801-755-7072
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Please e-mail bids only to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and make sure your receive confirmation of your bid.Note that you may place a maximum bid and the Gallery will bid on your behalf up to your maximum. By placing a maximum bid you will be assured you are not out bid at the last minute.


Sergey Nikolayevich Vedeneev, 1918- 1998

Sergey Nikolayevich Vedene  ev was born in the Smolenskaya Village in the Yaroslav Region on August 11, 1908. From 1935 to 1937 he studied at Art at the prestigious University of Yaroslavl under the guidance of professor S.F. Shitov. Later, from 1937 to 1940 he moved to Ivanovo where he worked and studied in the Studio of N.P. Serekin.

In 1946 he moved to Kostroma and began painting. From that time he actively participated in many City, Regional and Republican Art Exhibitions. Several personal exhibitions of the artist were held in his home town of Kostroma. In addition to his work as painter he also illustrated many books, including those of J. Verne and L.Panteleev for the Regional Publishing House in Kostroma. Sergey Nikolayevich Vedeneev continued the traditions of the Russian realistic Art School. He painted genre composition, portraits, landscapes. The artist's paintings can be found in museums' and private art collections in Russia and abroad.

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"Park near Palanga City",  Framed, 23" x 30"

Auction Rules

A fun new tradition at the TKM Gallery, every month we select a painting and hold a no reserve silent auction.  Over the months there have been some 'steals' and some bidding wars but no matter the outcome, it has been exciting for our Russian art collectors.

You can print the form, and either fax the completed form to (435-658-1730) or send a simple e-mail containing the information on the bid form via e-mail to

Please be sure to include your full name, address, phone number, and email address.

In the case of identical bids, the Gallery will give precedence to the first one received, so it is to your advantage to indicate a maximum bid, and to submit your bid as early as possible.

Bid Form

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Thomas Kearns McCarthey Gallery
444 Main Street
Park City, Utah 84060
Tel: 435-658-1691