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State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg

The Russian Museum is the world's largest museum of Russian art, a unique architectural and art complex in the historical center of St. Petersburg, occupying one of the most beautiful buildings - the former Grand Duke Mikhailovsky Palace.

The grand opening of the Russian Museum for visitors took place on March 19 (7), 1898.
The basis of the collection of the Russian Museum were objects and works of art donated from the Winter, Gatchina and Alexander Palaces, from the Hermitage and the Academy of Arts, as well as collections of private collectors donated to the museum.

The collection of the museum has about 400,000 exhibits and covers all historical periods and trends in the development of Russian art, the main types and genres, directions and schools for more than 1000 years: from the 10th to the 21st century.
The total area of ​​the museum is currently more than 30 hectares. The collection is housed in buildings that are outstanding architectural monuments of the 18th – 19th centuries: Mikhailovsky, Stroganov, Marble Palaces and Mikhailovsky Castle. The museum complex also includes the Mikhailovsky Garden, the Summer Garden with the Summer Palace of Peter I and the house of Peter I.

The Russian Museum today is an extensive museum complex, the largest reputable research, restoration, custody and methodological center that oversees the work of all art museums in the country.

Source: Museum website.
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Inzhenernaya St., 4, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Exhibitions
Museum's collection
Ivan Aivazovsky. The ninth wave
177
Ivan Aivazovsky
1850, 221×332 cm
Karl Pavlovich Bryullov. The last day of Pompeii
54
Karl Pavlovich Bryullov
1830-th , 465.5×651 cm
Ilya Efimovich Repin. Sadko
99
Ilya Efimovich Repin
1876, 322×230 cm
Igor Grabar. March
3
Igor Grabar
1939
Ilya Efimovich Repin. Barge haulers on the Volga
41
Ilya Efimovich Repin
1873, 131×281 cm
Ivan Aivazovsky. Wave
11
Ivan Aivazovsky
1889, 304×505 cm
Ilya Efimovich Repin. Cossacks writing a letter to the Turkish Sultan
64
Ilya Efimovich Repin
1891, 203×358 cm
Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev. Merchant's wife at tea
44
Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev
1918, 120×120 cm
Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi. Moonlit night on the Dnieper
115
Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi
1880, 105×144 cm
Marc Chagall. Walk
54
Marc Chagall
1918, 169.6×163.4 cm
Kazimir Malevich. Red cavalry gallops
113
Kazimir Malevich
1932, 140×91 cm
Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin. Weed
1
Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin
1892, 24×39 cm
Vasily Dmitrievich Polenov. Christ and the sinner (Who without a sin?)
35
Vasily Dmitrievich Polenov
1888, 325×611 cm
Lev Samoilovich Bakst (Leon Bakst). Dinner
36
Lev Samoilovich Bakst (Leon Bakst)
1902, 150×100 cm
Nikolai Nikolaevich Ge. Portrait of the artist's wife Anna Petrovna with sons Nicholas and Peter
9
Nikolai Nikolaevich Ge
1861
Ilya Efimovich Repin. Resurrection of Jairus’s Daughter
17
Ilya Efimovich Repin
1871, 229×382 cm
Mikhail Vasilyevich Nesterov. Holy Russia
10
Mikhail Vasilyevich Nesterov
1905, 233×375 cm
Konstantin Makovsky. Mermaid
38
Konstantin Makovsky
1879, 261.5×347 cm
Konstantin Fedorovich Yuon. Spring Sunny day
20
Konstantin Fedorovich Yuon
1910, 87×131 cm
Karl Pavlovich Bryullov. Italian midday ( Italian, removing grapes )
19
Karl Pavlovich Bryullov
1827, 64×55 cm
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