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Balls and Masquerades

Balls and Masquerades
23 december 1999—1 february 2000
The exposition showed traditions of various holidays - balls, dancing evenings and masquerades in different Russian society strata of the 18th - beginning of the 29th centuries. There were presented works of painting, drawing and decorative and applied art, among them were works by L. Karavakk, O. Kiprensky, A. Bryullov, V. Mayakovsky, B. Kustodiev, K. Somov.
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A Meeting of Friends by Alexander Samokhvalov

A Meeting of Friends by Alexander Samokhvalov

20 august 2020—15 january 2021

On the 75th anniversary of Victory Day, the Russian Museum shows the work by Alexander Nikolaevich Samokhvalov "A meeting of friends" (1945). Despite the fact that the artist's heritage has been studied almost completely, this painting was a real discovery for researchers of his work. The exhibition for the first time will present the history of creation, restoration and attribution of the painting "A meeting of friends".

Alexander Myasoyedov. Carnival in Rome

Alexander Myasoyedov. Carnival in Rome

12 december 2019—28 april 2020

The exhibition allows to observe the creation history of this work and to identify the depicted persons, and also to plunge into the festive atmosphere of "The Eternal City" of the time the painting were created.

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