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Vasily Vereshchagin. To the 175th Anniversary of the Artist

V.Vereshchagin. At the Doors of a Mosque. 1873. Oil on canvas.  State Russian Museum
20 april—24 july 2017

The exhibition is dedicated to the 175-th anniversary of Vasily Vereshchagin, world-known Russian artist famous mainly for his battle pieces. The exhibition will comprise over 220 works from the collection of the Russian museum, State Tretyakov gallery and other museums of Russia. Along with the acclaimed paintings of the Turkestan and Balkan series (1860-1880s) the exhibition will present the less known side of the artist’s oevre such as landscape sketches and ethnographic motifs (portraits and genre scenes). The large number of graphic works by Vereshchagin will also be on display for the first time. The exhibition will include documentary materials from the Russian museum archive and items of the everyday life from the collection of the Russian Museum of Ethnography connected with the name of Vasily Vereshchagin.

The exhibition is supported by JSC VTB Bank.

The exhibition is opening at 4 PM.

V.Vereshchagin. After Defeat. 1868. Oil on canvas. State Russian Museum. V.Vereshchagin. Shipka-Sheinovo (Skobelev at Shipka). Before 1890. Oil on canvas. State Russian Museum. V.Vereshchagin. A Shinto Temple in Nikko. 1903. Oil on canvas. State Russian Museum. V.Vereshchagin. 1903. An Outing in a Boat. Oil on canvas. State Russian Museum. V.Vereshchagin. Kalmyk Lama. 1873. Oil on canvas. State Russian Museum. V.Vereshchagin. Near St George’s Monastery. Crimea. Late 1880s-1890’s. Oil on canvas. State Russian Museum.

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