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Exhibition September 14 − October 28, 2018

Watercolors of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna

The State Tretyakov Gallery presents a unique watercolor exhibition, the creator of which was the Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna Romanova.

Thin landscape painter, for her life Olga Alexandrovna wrote more than 2000 paintings, the proceeds from the sale of which allowed her to support her family and engage in charity. She began painting in early childhood, studying with the best artist-teachers K.V. Lemokha, V.E. Makovsky, S.Yu. Zhukovsky and S.A. Vinogradov, and gave her favorite work every free minute. Emperor Alexander III approved and supported his daughter's passion for painting.

The exhibition presents works created by the Grand Duchess from 1898 to 1952 during her stay in Russia, Denmark and Canada.

The exhibition runs parallel to the exhibition. “Romanovs. Family Chronicles. Both projects are dedicated to the anniversary of the death of the royal family. The exhibitions are located in the neighboring halls and are visually connected with a film on display, representing scenes from the album Medzhibozh, which was presented to the Grand Duchess on the occasion of her visit to the headquarters in Medzhibozh on December 11, 1908 Photos of the album reflect the chronicle of the visit.

Based on the materials of the official site The State Tretyakov Galleryand site