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NIKOLAI LIEBERICH. 1828-1883

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  • OJSC Severstal
N.Lieberich. Wolf Caught in a Steel Trap. Modello. 1861. Bronze.
11 april 2013—15 july 2013

The creative oeuvre of the eminent Russian sculptor animalist Nicolai Lieberich (1828-1883) presents itself the significant epoch in the history of Russian bronze plastic arts. The exhibition presents about 80 works. The greatest part of them belongs to the Moscow collector Alexei Egorov. He had gathered the largest collection of sculptures by N.Liberih who was the academic of the Emperor's Academy of Arts. Among these works are Standard-Bearer of Preobrazhensky Life Guards Regiment (Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal, St.Petersburg), sculptural composition for a gold medal awarded to Emperor Alexander II at the International Exhibition in Paris in 1867 (St Petersburg State Agrarian University), and Sculptural composition presented to Alexander II on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his enlistment in the Horse Guards (Russian Museum). Several works that had not been presented earlier were not presented to the viewers, are given by St. Petersburg museums. There are also presented the drawings by Nicolai Lieberich (mostly the sketches for so-called army gifts) from the collection of collector Konstantin Zhuromsky (Moscow).

The exhibition is organized with the financial support of OJSC Severstal

N.Lieberich. Muzzling a Wolf. Modello. 1860-1861. Bronze. N.Lieberich. Wolf Caught in a Steel Trap. Modello. 1861. Bronze. N.Lieberich. Mazeppa. Modello. 1857. Bronze. N.Lieberich. Reindeer Running. Modello. 1863. Bronze. N.Lieberich. Queen of the Amazons Penthesilea Wounded by Achilles. Modello. 1872. Bronze. N.Lieberich. Sculptural composition presented to Alexander II on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his enlistment in the Horse Guards. Modello. 1880. 875 silver, granite.

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Alexander Benois. On the 150th Anniversary of the Artist’s Birth

9 december 2020—31 march 2021

The name of Alexander Benois, a prominent member of the "Mir iskusstva" (World of Art) artistic movement, is closely associated with the "Silver Age" of Russian culture. A highly educated man, a gifted artist who showed his talent in many ways and in various spheres of cultural and humanitarian activities.

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

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To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bringing together items of different epochs and donors, including the imperial family (Alexander III, Nicholas II, Grand Dukes), famous patrons of the arts and many others. General sponsor of the exhibition - VTB Bank.

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