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St Petersburg. Portrait Of The City And Its Citizens. From the Collection of the Russian Museum

18 may 2003—10 november 2003
On exhibit, there are about 500 works of art from the collection of the Russian Museum that give an artistic depiction of St Petersburg. Among them are views of embankments of rivers and canals, axquisite palaces and parks, portrait galleries of famous people inseparable from the history of the city, and memorable historical events. Saint Petersburg is one of the few cities in Russia that was so often and differently depicted during its 300-year history. The 18th century engravings executed by Alexei Zubov and Mikhail Machaev, views by Maxim Vorobjev and Vasily Sadovnikov reflecting architectural ensembles of Petersburg in the 19th century, and the retrospective city views created by the "World of Arts" masters at the turn of the 19th - 20th centuries, depict Petersburg during revolution time and also give a contemporary representation. A catalogue for the exhibition has been published.
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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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Collection highlights

The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.

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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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In the online shop of the Russian Museum presented a huge range of souvenirs, illustrated editions and multimedia disks.

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