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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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Three Petersburg Collections

Three Petersburg Collections

11 april—10 june 2019

The exhibition will present paintings, graphics, sculpture, theatrical-decorative and applied arts, and numismatics from three private collections in St. Petersburg: the Paleev family, the Berezovsky family, and the Naumov family.

A. A. Mylnikov (1919-2012): 100th Anniversary of Birth

A. A. Mylnikov (1919-2012): 100th Anniversary of Birth

21 february—15 april 2019

A small memorial exhibition, commemorating the centennial of the birth of prominent Russian artist Andrei Mylnikov, is held in the hall 83 of the permanent exhibition of the Benois Wing.

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