The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts has opened an exhibition «French drawings from the Collection of the Albertina Museum, Vienna». The Albertina Museum has the richest collection of graphics – with more than a million drawings and prints – in the world. Visitors of the exhibition can see examples of different genres, forms and types of drawings: portraits, landscapes, compositions on mythological and biblical scenes, genre sketches, illustrations, preparatory sketches and studies of individual figures and heads, or completely independent works.
The exhibition «French Drawings…» covers the period from the late 16th to the mid-19th century. It presents 84 works by Jacques Callot, Nicolas Poussin, Claude Lorraine, François Boucher, Jean-Baptiste Greuze, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Hubert Robert, Jacques-Louis Davis, Jean Auguste, Dominique Ingres, Eugene Delacroix, Honoré Daumier, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Jean-François Millet and others. This is a unique opportunity to see the Albertina Museum’s renowned drawing collection in Moscow.
The exhibition will last until 15.02.2015 in the Main Building of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.