State Tretyakov Gallery and walking tour of Zamoskvorechye
The State Tretyakov Gallery is the most famous art museum in Moscow. The museum has one of the best collections of Russian art in the world. The museum was founded in 1856 by merchant Pavel Tretyakov. Russian Museum Association “State Tretyakov Gallery” was founded in 1986. Tretyakov Gallery building is located in “Lavrushinsky pereulok” lane in Moscow. It is one of the sites of the museum.
The founder of the Tretyakov Gallery is a private person, Pavel Tretyakov. He started his collection of paintings in the mid-19th century. The Tretyakov Gallery founding year is considered to be 1856 (although the first art works were acquired earlier). Tretyakov Art Gallery was opened for public in 1867. Then its name was Moscow City gallery by Pavel and Sergei Tretyakov. At that time, the museum's collection contains has 1276 paintings, 471 drawings, 10 sculptures of Russian artists; 84 paintings made by artists from other countries. Pavel Tretyakov donated his art gallery to the city of Moscow in August 1892.
The Tretyakov Gallery collection includes Russian paintings, icons, graphics, sculpture and other works of arts and crafts. The main building of the Tretyakov Gallery is located in “Lavrushinsky pereulok” line in Moscow (between Lavrushinsky and Malaya Tolmachevskaya lines).
It is possible to see such famous works of art as Andrei Rublev's Trinity icon, The Appearance of Christ before the People by Alexander Ivanov, Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan by Ilya Repin, The Apotheosis of War by Vasily Vereshchagin, Kazimir Malevich's 1915 Black Square, "Girl with Peaches" by Valentin Serov and many other works of famous artists in the museum.
Our tour guide will meet you in your hotel's lobby. Should you want to meet at a differeте location, that could be arranged as well.
The guide will have a red flag with «Mos-Tour» written on it.
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Our tour guide will meet you in your hotel's lobby.
Should you want to meet at a different location, that could be arranged as well