150th ANNIVERSARY OF TRETYAKOV GALLERY
#1 2006 (10)
The next volume of the Tretyakov Gallery’s comprehensive catalogue devoted to early 19th-century painting is scheduled to appear in the nearest future. Even today, in the context of swiftly developing electronic means of collecting and storing information, the book is a major event. It is a fundamental illustrated edition with full and detailed information about painters and their works, and it will certainly attract the attention of both experts and a wider general readership of art lovers.
Vasily Khudyakov in the Ulyanovsk Regional Arts Museum
#3 2005 (08)
Vasily Khudyakov (1826-1871) was famous in the 1860s as a genre painter, the author of excellent portraits and historical paintings, and a brilliant graphic artist. A former serf, he became the only painter from the small Volga merchant town of Simbirsk to be awarded the honorary titles of Academician and Professor of St. Petersburg's Academy of Arts in the mid-19th century.