On October 13, in the framework of the All-Russian action “A Day at the Museum for the Russian Cadets”, a senior researcher at the Voronezh Regional Art Museum named after VG Kuznetsov. I.N. Kramskoy V.A. Shakin conducted a tour of the permanent exhibition of the museum for the students of the Mikhailovsky Cadet Corps.
Students enthusiastically listened to the story of the guide about the history of the museum, the formation of his collection, which includes collections of ancient Egyptian monuments and ancient art, Russian painting of the 16th-20th centuries. and Western European art of the XV-XIX centuries.
The Cadets learned about the history of the creation of the late version of the painting. Repin “Ivan the Terrible and his son Ivan November 16, 1581,” written in 1909 for the famous Russian philanthropist banker Ryabushinsky, and also got acquainted with the work of IK. Aivazovsky, K. Bryullov, N. Roerich, V. Polenov, N. Ge, E.A. Kiseleva, A.A. Buchkuri and other artists.
The tour ended with an examination of the collection of Western European art of the XV-XIX centuries.
The excursion enriched the spiritual world of the students, broadened the horizons, introduced the creativity of artists of different ages.