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Chelyabinsk State Museum of Fine Arts

Chelyabinsk State Museum of Fine Arts

The Chelyabinsk State Museum of Fine Arts is the only art museum of the classical type in the Southern Urals.The mission, goals and objectives of the museum are to identify, preserve, study and popularize the artistic heritage of our region and country.

The museum's collection includes world-class masterpieces, including works by D. G. Levitsky, I. I. Shishkin, I. K. Aivazovsky, I. K. Kramskoy, I. I. Levitan. The collection of ancient Russian art of the 16th-19th centuries is represented by excellent examples of icon painting from various schools, including the Ural icon, as well as a selection of copper-cast plastic, handwritten and early printed books.

The most complete and representative is the collection of Ural art. Along with the works of Chelyabinsk artists, a worthy place in it is occupied by the works of the Kasli and Kusin cast iron masters, the products of the Zlatoust masters of engraving on metal, and works of stone-cutting art.

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June 4, 1940
Birthday of Museum

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