"IVAN MARTOS, WELL-KNOWN AND UNKNOWN
15 December 2005 - 15 May 2006
The portrait in the sculptor´s oeuvre
On the 250-th birth anniversary
The exhibition is dedicated to the jubilee of the prominent monumentalist Ivan Martos (1754-1835), presenting the viewers little-studied part of his oeuvre - easel portraits.
The exhibition shows numerous preserved works by the master in this genre, including portraits by N. Panin, M. Golitsyn, G. Potemkin-Tavrichesky and Alexander I from the collection of the Russian Museum as well as unknown portraits of I. Betsky, P. Soimonov, A. Lerberg and I. Dmitriyev from the collection of the Tsarskoe Selo
State Museum Preserve, Museum of Mines, Russian National Library and Mikhail Lomonosov Museum of the Russian Academy of Science.
for the exhibition has been published.