The exhibition introduces the audience to Western European art from its own collection of the Omsk Museum and is dedicated to one of the most popular, decorative and interesting painting genres - still life.
The exhibition features over 20 paintings of masters from leading art schools in Western Europe in the XVII - first half of the 20th century: Holland, Italy, Flanders, Germany, France, and others. These include works by Jan Venix, Melchior de Hondekuter, Michel de Bouillon, Jean-Baptiste Roby, Lorenzo de Caro, Henri Fantin-Latour, Alexey Yavlensky, Pablo Picasso.
The exhibition also includes items that served as "in-kind" and a source of creativity for painters: objects of decorative and applied arts and household items. Among them are glasses, cups, jugs, glass, Delft earthenware, Chinese porcelain, majolica, as well as watches, sculpture of small forms, engravings, paintings, books.