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Enter the residence of Grand Duke Michael and discover one of the largest museums in the world. Constructed in a new-classical style as the residence of the Grand Duke Michael, the museum, also known as the Mikhailovsky Palace, has been hosting the State Russian Museum since 1895, and its primary mission is to offer its visitors a complete overview of Russian art.
With your guide, you will pass through the centuries with more than 380,000 works and 6,000 icons. You will discover the various movements of Russian art from the 10th century to the present day. Your guide will help you better understand the art of the icons and the celebrated works of art in the Russian Museum, like the portrait of Catherine II by Levitsky, or The Black Square (The Art of the Sublime) by Malevich. Enriched with private art collections seized after the Revolution, the Russian Museum will allow you to discover masterpieces by Repin, Antropov, Ivanov, Kandinsky, and painters and sculptors from Russia’s ancient history. Your guide will not miss an opportunity to help you discover the Mikhailovsky Palace where the furniture, the decor, and the history in themselves are worth the visit.
Thanks to your guide and the Russian Museum, you will have an opportunity to understand more than just Russian art and its evolution from its beginnings to its contemporary state. The Russian Museum is an essential visit for not only those who love art and history, but also for anyone who wishes to understand the Russia of yesterday and the Russia of today.
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