"KONSTANTIN SOMOV (1869-1939). ON THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF BIRTH"
"KONSTANTIN SOMOV (1869-1939). ON THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF BIRTH"

The exhibition is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Konstantin Andreevich Somov, one of the greatest masters of Russian art of the first half of the twentieth century, a prominent representative of the artistic movement “World of Art” (“Mir Iskusstva”). Konstantin Somov is the author of magnificent paintings and drawings: portraits of prominent figures of the Silver Age of Russian culture, “gallant scenes”, landscapes, journal and book graphics. The exhibition features more than 100 works created by the artist in the 1890s — 1930s from the collections of the Russian Museum, the State Tretyakov Gallery, the Research Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts, the State Museum-Reserve Petergof, and private collections in Moscow and St. Petersburg.