Friday, March 18, 2016

The British government Portrait Gallery opens an exhibition of portraits of TG – News 24 hours –

The head of the British galleries – Nicholas Cullinan said that the exhibition is scheduled to fulfill 160 years since the opening of the gallery. “The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovsky”, representing the 26 portraits from the Tretyakov Gallery exhibition. The British will be presented works brush Repin, Serov, Vrubel, Ge. . The exhibition “From Elizabeth to Victoria»

«For the first time at the same time the exhibition is issued a number of portraits, is a fundamental exhibits in the Tretyakov Gallery exhibition in Lavrushinsky” – said the general director of the National Tretyakov Gallery Zelfira Tregulova


The British will see portraits of famous figures of Russian culture and art: writers Anton Chekhov, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Leo Tolstoy, Ivan Turgenev, Peter Tchaikovsky, Modest Mussorgsky, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. A total of 26 works of the exhibition will be presented.

Tretyakov Gallery masterpieces brought to Britain by the mid-19th century to 1914. The exhibition will feature important personalities in the history of Russian art.

The project, which will bring the National Portrait Gallery in the capital of the Russian Federation, a scale, and the composition of the exposure, and time period. According to preliminary reports, the British exhibition in the Tretyakov Gallery will take place on April 23.

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