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AROUND THE WORLD WITH AN EASEL

V. V. Vereshchagin. The Trip in Boat. 1903. Oil on canvas. 70x103,5
7 october 2009—15 february 2010

About 300 paintings, sculpture and graphic works are presented at the exhibition from the collection of the Russian museum and private collections. The exposition is arranged in a geographical principle: every hall is dedicated to one or two countries. The Russian painters depicted the episodes of their every day life, sketched the morals and manners, landscapes during the trips.

The genre of the art trips received a large development in the creative oeuvre of the Russian artists at the end of the XVIII century, when the Academy of Arts started to send its pupils on creative academic missions. At the exposition there are presented the works by such Russian artists of the XVIII – XXI centuries as: Simeon Chedrin, Fedor Matveev, Ivan Ayvasovsky, Karl and Alexander Brullovs, Orest Kiprensky, Silvestr Chedrin, Alexander Ivanov, Piotr Basin, Maxim Vorobyev, brothers Chernetsov, Natan Altman , Alexandr Dejneka, Piotr Konachalovsky, Konstantin Korovin, Alexandra Ostroumova-Lebedeva, Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin and others.

V. I. Shukhaev. Pending the Pasha. 1961. Tempera on canvas. 74x94 K. E. Makovskiy. Old Man in Turban. Sketch. 1870’s. Paper, oil on canvas. 28x23.5 N. E. Makovskiy. The Street in Kair. 1874. Water-colors on paper. 51.9 x 34.8 A. P. Ostroumova-Lebedeva. Belgium. Brugge. 1913. Paper on cardboard, water-colors, coal. 36.5x50.7 A. P. Bogolubov. The Palace of Doges and Santa Maria de la Salute church. Venice. 1854. Paper, sepia, brush, nib. 38,4x59,2 M. P. Bobyshov. Café. Paris. 1926. Paper, gouache, nib. 49,3x44,4 B. I. Anisfeld. Venice. Rialto Bridge. 1914. Oil on canvas. 60x73

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Folk Art of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

Folk Art of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

21 december 2017—26 march 2018

The exhibition amasses impressive handiwork by artisans of the Niznny Novgorod Region, including unique pieces of Khokhloma and Gorodets painting, metalware, women costumes, wooden toys, and ceramic ware.

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Henryk Siemiradzki and Russian Artists’ Colony in Rome

Henryk Siemiradzki and Russian Artists’ Colony in Rome

20 december 2017—2 april 2018

Henryk Siemiradzki (1843–1902), graduate of the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, is one of the most prominent masters of the late 19th century European academic painting. His career in art was closely interwoven with Rome. The exhibition will unite 125 artworks by Siemiradzki and his contemporaries, Russian academic painters and sculptors, who worked in the Eternal City in the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th century.

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