The works by Andrei Ryabushkin (1861-1904) from the collections of the Russian museum, the State Tretyakov Gallery, the Scientific-Research Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts, the National Pushkin Museum, the Pskov Historical, Architectural and Art Museum Complex and private collections are presented at the exhibition.
In the exposition there are shown such well-known paintings as: "The Moscow Street of the 17th Century on the Red-Letter Day", "The Merchant's Family in the 17th Century", "The Wedding Procession in Moscow (17th Century)", "Funny Boys of Peter I in a Bar", "They are Coming", "The Moscow Girl of the 17th Century", graphic works and watercolor from different periods.
Andrei Ryabushkin is known for his paintings on historical and everyday topics from the life of early Rus, specifically from the 17th century. He painted genre-pictures about peasant-life, portraits, landscapes, worked as book illustrator and made studies for monumental church paintings.
In 1875-1882 Andrei Ryabushkin studied in Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture by Vasiliy Perov, in 1882-1890 - in Academy of Arts by Pavel Chestyakov. In the 1890-s he journed a lot through Russia (Borisoglebsk, Tula, Orel, Uglich, Yaroslavl, Rostov, Kostroma, Nizhnij Novgorod). He took part at the exibitions of the Itinerants fellowship, Society of painters of historical paintings (1895),"World of art" (1898-1900), Association of Russian painters (1903), "36 painters" (1901, 1903).
Home and Family. Images of Peaceful Life
16 december 2022—20 june 2023
The Russian Museum exhibition project Artists on War and Peace can be seen as a diptych comprised of two exhibitions: Images of Military Life in Russian Art of the 16th to 20th Centuries and Home and Family. Images of Peaceful Life. They explore two existential aspects of human life perceived as polar opposites. The first half of the diptych features scenes of everyday life during wartime, while the other focuses on the theme of the home and family as guardian of the moral values of the Russian people.
Images of Military Life in Russian Art from the 16th to the 20th Centuries
20 october 2022—9 may 2023
Images of Military Life is an extensive exhibition featuring icons, paintings, sculptures, and applied and decorative artworks from the 16th through 20th centuries, most of them extracted from the museum’s repositories. It continues the Russian Museum’s time-honoured tradition of offering the public, from time to time, a broader perspective on its treasures and the magnitude of its collections.
The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.
Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.
Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)
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