The artist and the war. Exhibition Of Vasily Vereshchagin
Russian Museum will celebrate the 175th anniversary of the famous battle painter Vasily Vereshchagin. More than 150 works from major museums and private collections will be presented in the Benois wing. Viewers will see the famous Balkans and Turkestan series, as well as a completely unknown artist's work.
Russian Museum continues to delight of Petersburgers exhibitions of famous local artists in honor of their anniversaries. Vereshchagin is known to a wider audience as a martial artist, author of "the Apotheosis of war". The exhibition in the Benois wing you will also see the landscape studies and ethnographic motifs, for the first time in large volume will present graphic works by V. V. Vereshchagin. The artist almost all his life in expeditions and military campaigns, the exhibition will also show ethnographic exhibits and archival documents.
Cost: 150 rubles.