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Exhibition December 19, 2019 − February 16, 2020

Vyacheslav Frantsevich Zagonek (1919-1994). To the 100th Birthday

The State Russian Museum in the halls of the Benoit building holds an exhibition“Vyacheslav Frantsevich Zagonek (1919-1994). On the occasion of the 100th birthday.

The exposition includes paintings by the People's Artist of the USSR, academician, laureate of the RSFSR State Prize named after Repin, Vyacheslav Zagonek.

Vyacheslav Zagonek remained in the history of Russian art as one of the leading masters of Leningrad landscape painting. In his soulful landscapes, the touching romance of his native expanses is captured. The author of such large and recognizable paintings as “Morning” (1959-1960), “The Thunderstorm Passed” (1960-1961), “March, Everyday Life” (1963-1964), V.F. Zagonek was a true master of the chamber natural landscape ("Spring Water" 1956; "Yaldom Lake. Boats" 1957; "Volkhov", 1962).

Based on site materialsThe State Russian Museum.