COLLECTION OF MAXIM KOCHEROV
09 July - 01 September 2014
The exhibition presents the works of European and
Russian art from the collection of Maxim Kocherov who is a well-known Moscow
bibliophile and collector. The exposition brings together about 15 significant
examples of Old Russia icon-painting and examples of applied art and paintings
by the Old European artists, particularly the canvases by representatives of
Italian Renaissance and art schools of the German-language region of the 15th
- 19th centuries.
In the collection of Maxim Kocherov the group of
significant examples of icon-painting (the earliest one is dated second half of
the 13th century) is presented. Among them are also the icons of the
15th-18th centuries, including the works, that were created
in the icon-painting studio of the Arms Chamber.