Sergey Schukin was one of the most famous Russian philanthropists, whose collection gave rise to the French modernist collections at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts and the Hermitage. Most of the paintings once purchased by the merchant will be displayed at the exhibition.
The Pushkin Fine Arts Museum will hold the long-awaited exhibition of artworks from the collection of Sergei Schukin and his brothers. The exhibition, embracing the period of the late 19th - early 20th centuries and occupying 11 halls, includes paintings by Claude Monet, Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Gauguin, Pablo Picasso and other famous artists.
In addition to it, the visitors will learn the life story of the Shchukins family.
Where: the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts at the address 12, Volkhonka Street, next to metro stations Lenin Library, Borovitskaya, and Kropotkinskaya, Moscow.
When: from June 18, 2019, to September 15, 2019.
Open hours: from 11 am to 8 pm on Tue, Wed, Sat, and Sun; from 11 am to 9 pm on Thu and Fri.
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Author: Vera Ivanova