Stepan Yaremich, a painter and graphic artist, art historian and art critic, expert, collector, educator and museum promoter, was one of the major figures of Russian culture of the first half of the 20th century. His name is of particular value for the Russian Museum. Between 1917 and 1934, he was a member of the Council of the Art Department and made a significant contribution to the expansion of the museum collection enriching it with new important works.
This exhibition presents about 20 paintings and watercolour landscapes by Yaremich with views of St Petersburg, Paris, Venice and Crimea. These are paintings, notable for their subtle and original artistic style, as well as graphic design works inspired by the World of Art traditions, and sketches from nature
16 august—16 october 2023
The exhibition shows engravings and lithographs from the collection of the Russian Museum devoted to the suburbs of St Petersburg. A wide panorama of the city's surroundings offers a rare opportunity to see what the buildings and parks of Tsarskoye Selo and Pavlovsk, now partially missing their original appearance, used to look like in the 19th century.
21 april—31 july 2023
This large painted portrait of Gavriil Derzhavin (1743–1816) normally graces the walls of the Irkutsk Art Museum. The label that comes with the portrait bears the painter’s name: Salvatore Tonci. In 2023, when the painting became available for study at the Russian Museum, the staff of the museum’s Department of Technological Research discovered a feature invisible to the human eye underneath the surface coat of paint. Depicting the head and arm of an angel, it matchedan image we find on a certain sketch by famous Russian painter Alexei Egorov.
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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