The exposition contains 111 graphic and picturesque landscapes created by 60 Russian and foreign masters of the 18th – 19th centuries: B. Patersen, K.P. Beggrov, H. Hammer, M.F. Damam-Demartre, M. Düburg, I.A. Ivanov, D. Atkinson, A.K. Kornilov and many others.
From the first years of the city's existence, the views of St. Petersburg became favorite subjects for painters, draftsmen and engravers. The canvases displayed include ensembles of Palace Square, Strelka of Vasilievsky Island and the Alexandrinsky Theater, perspectives of Nevsky Prospect, Neva, Moika and Fontanka embankments, the Catherine Canal, graceful bridges, magnificent temples and much more.