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The State Tretyakov Gallery

The State Tretyakov Gallery
May 16, 2006
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The State Tretyakov Gallery is the national treasury of Russian fine art and one of the greatest museums in the world. It is located in one of the oldest directs of Moscow – Zamoskvorechye, not far from the Kremlin.

The Gallery's collection consists entirely of Russian art and artists who have made а contribution to the history of Russian art or been closely connected with it. The collection contains more than 130 000 works of painting, sculpture and graphics, created throughout the centuries by successive generations of Russian artists.

Russian art works, ranging in date from the 11th to the early 20th century, are on the show in Gallery's historic building on Lavrushinskiy Pereulok.

New building of the Tretyakov Gallery at Krymskiy Val houses a unique museum exhibition of national 20th century art.

This text was taken from the gallery website.

Website: http://www.tretyakovgallery.ru/english/


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