"THE TRETYAKOV STATE GALLERY" Tretyakov Gallery Tip by lidia664

Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow: 23 reviews and 27 photos


The Tretyakov Gallery is the biggest collection of Russian painting in Moscow. Pavel Tretyakov, a Moscow merchant, founded the gallery. At that time many people collected paintings simply to decorate their own houses, but Tretyakov dreamed of setting up a gallery for public.
On 15 August 1893 Moscow city Gallery proudly opened its doors. Today a whole complex of buildings is one of the world?s largest museums. Now the Tretyakov Gallery holds more than 50,000 works of painting, graphic art and sculpture.

Address: Lavrushinsky Lane
Directions: METRO: Tretyakovskaya
Phone: 495 953 1051
Website: http://www.tretyakov.ru/

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  • Written Jan 15, 2003
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