The State Tretyakov Gallery
This richly illustrated edition offers a survey of the State Tretyakov Gallery collection for the general reader. The introductory article traces the history of the greatest museum of Russian art, with a focus on its founders, the Moscow merchants and collectors Pavel and Sergey Tretyakov. The album comprises the renowned national masterpieces, which mean so much to every Russian. They include "The Holy Trinity" by Andrey Rublev, "Portrait of Fiodor Dostoevsky" by Vasily Perov, "Boyarynia Morozova" by Vasiliy Surikov, "Above eternal peace" by Isaac Levitan, "Bathing the red horse" by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, "Black suprematist square" by Kazimir Malevich, and the other major works representing the thousand years of Russian painting, sculpture and graphic art.