Tretyakov Gallery is a gallery which has a collection of Russian art and artifacts in the world. The name is taken from the name of the founder of the Tretyakov Gallery, which is a wealthy businessman named Pavel Tretyakov, who has donated his entire collection of art works for the City of Moscow.Tretyakov was an art lover though not an artist. With affluence, he became an adviser and protector of artists and famous Russian literature expert at the time, such as Ostrovskii, Dstoevskii, Tolstoi, and Turegenv.
Building is home Tretyakov gallery is then designed by renowned Russian architect named Viktor Vasnetsov Russian neo style façade. Here also Tretyakov storing its entire art collection. In August 1892, the gallery building and all the private collection donated to the City of Moscow and in 1898 he died.
Various This collection is the basis in the development of an impressive collection of Russian art today. no role Tretyakov, many Russian artists can not achieve success, even the Russian art world may be destroyed.
After the Bolshevik Revolution, in 1918 belong to the state geleri until now to stick with the big name Tretyakov. Visit the Tretyakov Gallery can be one of the tourist activity for anyone who is interested in art and culture of Russia. Tretyakov Gallery in Lavrushinsky Pereulok located and you can ride the metro and out in Tretyakovskaya to be able to get to this place.