Paintings from the Morozov Collection Returned to Russia

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Paintings from the Morozov Collection Returned to Russia

Paintings from the Morozov collection returned to Russia, which were in Paris at the exhibition “Masterpieces New Art Collection of the Morozov Brothers”. This was announced by the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Olga Lyubimova.

Paintings from the Morozov collection returned to Russia, which were in Paris at the exhibition “Masterpieces New Art Collection of the Morozov Brothers”. This was announced by the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Olga Lyubimova.

The Morozov collection returned to Russia. At the moment, the exhibits have already been delivered to state museums.

The return of the Morozov collection — this is the result of a great teamwork, — she wrote in her telegram channel.

Lubimova added that the complete collection of paintings from the collection of the Morozov brothers, which includes works by Mikhail Vrubel, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and others artists can be seen in the summer in Moscow at the Pushkin Museum im. Pushkin.

Transportation of paintings took almost 20 days. The collection that was in Paris included 67 paintings from the Pushkin Museum, 65 from the Hermitage, 33 from the Tretyakov Gallery and two from the Russian Museum. not to return two paintings that belong to Russian businessman Pyotr Aven, who fell under Western sanctions, and the Moscow Avant-Garde Museum, founded by Vyacheslav Kantor — he was also sanctioned. We are talking about the work of Pyotr Konchalovsky “Self-portrait in gray” and the portrait of businessman Timofey Morozov by Valentin Serov.

 

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