MASTERPIECES PASTELS FROM THE TRETYAKOV GALLERY
The collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery holds about 800 pastels, some were purchased by PMTretyakov. Pastels must be kept under glass. She is very vulnerable: she is able to…

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MASTERPIECES PASTELS FROM THE TRETYAKOV GALLERY
The collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery holds about 800 pastels, some were purchased by PMTretyakov. Pastels must be kept under glass. She is very vulnerable: she is able to…

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PRINCIPAL GOLITSYN COLLECTIONS

A few years ago, unfortunately, the late Ksenia Sergeevna Egorova, a great connoisseur of the old West European masters, was already working on a scientific catalog of the Dutch and Flemish paintings in the collection of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S.Pushkina, reviewed old inventories and catalogs in the archives of the State Hermitage Museum. Then she advised me to pay attention to the hand-written catalog of the Golitsyn collection, which lists many pictures of the German school, which should have interested me as the keeper of German painting of the Pushkin Museum. But, alas, fate decided in its own way, and Ksenia Sergeevna never knew what amazing gift she presented to me. Continue reading

MAN RAY - A MAN OF THE RENAISSANCE IN THE ERA OF SURREALISM
Man Ray - one of the most important photographers of the twentieth century, made by the magazine Art News among the 25 most influential photographers of the century. An American…

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OIL ART PAINTS
Artistic paints consist of colored powder - a pigment and a binder, which holds together the smallest particles. In painting, mainly inorganic dyes are used, as more resistant, less often…

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