Moscow

​Vasily Vereshchagin

Mar 7 - Jul 15 2018       Krymsky Val 10
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Vasily Vasilyevich Vereshchagin was Russian painter noted for his war scenes. Vereshchagin’s paintings of scenes during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon in 1812 enjoyed extraordinary popularity; innumerable reproductions of them were made. The pacifist and humanitarian movement of the time made use of his painting of a pyramid of skulls (“Apotheosis of War,” 1871). The aim of this exhibition is to show the viewer the artist’s unique personality – he was both a warrior and a pacifist, an eager explorer of new lands and people, a painter who radically changed the genre of battle painting.

Date

Venue

Mar 7 2018 - Jul 15 2018
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Price/Additional Info

Tickets 200 - 500Rbl.

Website

www.tretyakovgallery.ru/en/
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