The Tretyakov Gallery possesses a unique collection of Russian art which includes masterpieces from ancient times to the present.
The State Tretyakov Gallery became the first public art gallery in Russia in 1892 when Pavel Tretyakov donated his collection to the city of Moscow. The museum has since become world-famous, containing more than 170,000 works by Russian artists from early religious paintings of the 11th century to modern art.
The museum has masterpieces of the best Russian artists of different periods starting from Andrey Rublev icons and finishing with the contemporary art works of Ivan Semenovich. You can see the works of Surikov, Repin, Shishkin, Vasnetsov, Vrubel, Kandinsky, Malevich and many others.
The State Tretyakov Gallery has two main buildings. The first one is the historical building in Lavrushinsky Lane that shows Russian art from the 12th to the early 20th century. In the second one, on Krymsky Val, you will find Russian 20th century and modern art as well as temporary exhibitions.
Lavrushinsky Ln, 10, Moscow, Russia, 119017