The exhibition housed in St. Michael's Castle presents the works of St. Petersburg artists from the collection of Valery Pustarnakov - collectioner and patron of art. His collection comprises pieces of art of different stylistic trends and genres, but joined by the realistic tradition.
The exhibition includes a variety of paintings, sketches and pastels presenting such genres as landscape (of St. Petersburg and its suburbs and of the Russian North), portrait and still-life performed by the artists V. Brataniuk, I. Varichev, N. Volodimirov, N. Galakhov, V. Zagonek, V. Reichet, N. Repin, I. Savenko, B. Semenov, S. Smirnov, O. Teniaev and others.
12 march—14 september 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.
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.)
In the online shop of the Russian Museum presented a huge range of souvenirs, illustrated editions and multimedia disks.
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