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Pavel Fedotov. 1815-1852

The Mayor’s marriage proposal (Bride-show in a Merchant’s House). 1850-1852. Oil on canvas. State Russian Museum. Variant of the painting (dated 1848) from the collection of State Tretyakov Gallery.
22 october 2015—17 january 2016
The exhibition dedicated to the 200th anniversary of Pavel Fedotov (1815-1852) - one of the most prominent Russian artists of the XIXth century includes around 40 paintings and over 100 graphic works from the collection of the State Russian Museum, State Tretyakov Gallery, State Historical Museum and Ivanovo Regional Art Museum, and also the costumes of the midth of the 19th century from the collection of the Alexandrinsky Theatre. The exhibition presents Pavel Fedotov as a versatile master, the author of famous genre paintings and outstanding portraits and the genius of drawing.

Pavel Fedotov is usually called "Gogol in painting": his works expressively and truthfully describe the man of the controversial and complicated period of the XIXth century. In 2015 the anniversary exhibition of Pavel Fedotov was already held in the State Tretyakov Gallery. In the Russian Museum the artistic heritage of this master will be displayed from the other point of view that helps to reveal all stages of Pavel Fedotov's short but bright and productive creative life.

The exhibition is sponsored by VTB Bank

Portrait of Olga Demonkal. Between 1850 and 1852. Oil on canvas. State Russian Museum. Portrait of Sergei Krylov. Between 1850 and 1852. Oil on canvas. State Russian Museum. Bivouac of Leib Guard of Pavlovsky Regiment (Rest on the march).1842–1843. Water color, whiting, lacquer, paper on cardboard. State Russian Museum.

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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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