Historic part of the Levitin’s collection that is presented on the exhibition unites artists of classic of the beginning of the century – Natalia Goncharova and Boris Grigoryev, Philip Malyavin and Aleksandr Yakovlev, Pyotr Miturich and Pyotr Lvov, Vasily Chekrygin and Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. Magnificent gouaches by Vera Yermolaeva and the artworks by the artist Tyshler were the pride of Levitin.
Among paintings that are presented on the exhibition, the artworks by the artists, who were connected with theatre – Natan Altman and Valery Dorrer, Zaven Arshakuni and Feliks Volosyonkov, take a special place. The perfect artworks created by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Aleksei Karev, Aleksandr Rusakov, Aleksei Pakhomov. Close acquaintance of Grigory Levitin with the authors allowed inserting of paintings by Boris Birger, Artur Fonvizin into the collection. They were quite often acquired directly in their studious.
Collection of Grigory Levitin is one of the largest and the most interesting in the Russian Museum collection.
After Levitin’s death, according to his testament, the Russian Museum collection enlarged with 130 paintings and more than 2 thousands graphic works. Thanks to the Levitin’s collection the Russian Museum collection acquired new talented, original, but little-known names.
12 february—10 may 2020
February 26, 2020, marks the 175th anniversary of the birth of Emperor Alexander III, whose name was given to The State Russian Museum in April 1895. Special mention is made of Alexander III's merits in museum construction and art education, which was due to his undoubted passion for history and fine arts.
6 february—9 march 2020
Belsky brothers (Ivan (1719-1799), Alexey (1729-1796) and Efim (1730-1778)) were the greatest masters of the painting team of The Chancellery (later The Office) of buildings of Her Imperial Majesty. For more than half a century they performed the most responsible painting work commissioned by Empresses Elizabeth and Catherine the Great.
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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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)
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