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Museums and memorial estates
Yaroshenko Memorial House-Museum in Kislovodsk
The museum was founded in 1959 and was open for visitors on March 11, 1962.
The Museum is located in the territory, which was the property of Yaroshenko family (1885-1915). The property includes manors with a garden, park and the buildings including 4 memorial buildings.
The general area of the Museum is 575 sq. m; expositions occupy 410 sq. m of space and stocks - 62 sq. m.
Total of units of storage - 7794; including: painting - 943; diagram - 1773; sculpture - 64; arts and crafts - 175; photos - 2322; documents - 92; other - 2425.
The beginning of the collection and the founding of the museum are connected with V.Seklyutsky (1907-1990). The heirs of A.Vasnetsov, P.Brullov, G.Myasoedov, V.Surikov, A.Korin, V.Baksheev, A.Stepanov, V.Chertkov, N.Simanovsky and others helped to establish the Museum collection.
Among the collectors with the most significant contribution are I.S. Silberstein (Moscow), A.I.Shuster (Saint Petersburg), D.Œ. Akselbant (Moscow), Y.V. Nevzorov (Moscow), Frolov family (Saint Petersburg), S.G. Shamburova (Moscow), E.L. Fishkov (Sukhumi), Y.D. Pakhomov (Tbilisi), €.F. Polyakov (Kislovodsk) etc.
The collection of picturesque and graphic works of N.A. Yaroshenko (1846-1898) is the basis of the exposition in the main building of the museum. The works of M.Nesterov, N.Dubovsky, N.Kasatkin and V.Vasnetsov displayed in the halls of one of the exhibition buildings. There are unique collections of paintings and graphic works by V.Perov, I.Kramskoy, I.Repin, Makovsky brothers, A.Kuindzhi, A.Kiselev, V.Maksimov, V.Polenov, A.Savrasov and others.
Paintings, graphic works and sculptures by L.Lagario, V.Oryol, P.Sukhodolsky, N.Tyutrumov, N.Dmitriev-Orenburgsky, V.Vereshchagin, F.Vasiliev, L.Pozen, E.Lansere, A.Ober, V.Beklemishev, I.Gintsburg and L.Bernstam present the second half of the XIX century.
Works by I.Levitan, V.Serov, A.Benua, L.Bakst, F.Malyavin, S.Malyutin, S.Vinogradov, A.Korin, L.Turzhansky, P.Petrovichev, N.Bogdanov-Belsky and ….Stolitsa reflect the Golden Age of the Russian Art of the end of the XIX century.
The Soviet Art collection includes such names as V.Byalynitsky-Birul, I.Grabar, M.Avilov, K.Yuon, P.Radimov, V.Oreshnikov, S.Rotnitsky; E.Kruglikova, E.Katsman, V. Kurdov, G.Epifanov; S.Konenkov, M.Anikushin etc.
Business hours: 9AM - 5 PM, day off: Tuesday.
Address: 1 Yaroshenko St., Kislovodsk, Stavropolsky Krai, Russia, 357700