The new exhibition project will allow viewers to get acquainted with the art of painters who worked in the XIII-XV centuries in Siena - one of the leading art centers of that time.
The exhibition includes works from the famous collection of the National Pinakothek in Siena, as well as the State Archives of Siena, the museums of Tuscany and the Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkin.
This is the first time such an exhibition is being held in Russia, and the selected works are of particular value and only in exceptional cases leave the walls of their native museums. Among the unique exhibits from Italy are wooden plaques "Tavoletta Bikkerna", painted by the best artists of Siena. The exhibition is part of an extensive program of the cross-year of museums in Russia and Italy, announced by the ministries of culture of both countries for 2021–2022.