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Exhibition June 21 − October 6, 2019

Brothers Morozov. Great Russian collectors

The State Hermitage Museum presents the exhibition “Brothers Morozov. Great Russian collectors".

The exhibition is located in the halls of the Gallery of memory of S. Schukin and the Morozov brothers in the General Staff building. The exposition included 109 works of art belonging to the Hermitage, and 31 paintings from The Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkincollected by Ivan and Mikhail Morozov. AlsoTretyakov Gallery presented two famous portraits of the Morozov brothers, created by their order by Valentin Serov.

It was the families of Morozovs and Shchukin that had a great influence on the cultural life of Moscow at the beginning of the 20th century. Until now, collections of works formed by the brothers Morozov and Sergey Schukin are among the best in the world and are currently kept in museums in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

The Morozov family played a huge role in the development of industry, theater, museums, in the introduction of people to the new Western painting. It was Ivan and Mikhail Morozov who, along with Sergey Shchukin, attracted the attention of Russian society to such a phenomenon of world culture as French impressionism.

According to the materials of the official site State Hermitage Museum.