Vasily Andreyevich Tropinin (1776-1857) - the great Russian artist, master of romantic and realistic portraits. The creative legacy of the famous painter has about 3,000 works. The range of models of the painter was diverse: major statesmen, merchants, artists and poets. The artist has created an excellent sample of the genre portrait, his Lacemakers and the Goldsmith - the ideal of poeticizing female beauty.
It is noteworthy that the two "Lacemakers" are from the collections of the NGHM and the Museum of V.A. Tropinina - will meet for the first time in one exhibition space. This is the author's repetition of the work of the same name, which is located in the State Tretyakov Gallery. For visually impaired visitors will be exhibited a 3D copy of the painting "The Lacemaker" with a description in Braille.
In addition to the works of Tropinin, the exposition contains paintings by Sylvestre Shchedrin, Vasily Raev, Karl Bryullov, Grigory Chernetsov and other artists of the “Tropininsky” period. Part of the exhibition is occupied by paintings and drawings of the first half of the XIX century from the collection of the Nizhny Novgorod Art Museum.
In total, the exhibition presents 34 works by Vasily Tropinin and artists of his time.