15 Volhonka Street
The exhibition showcases Early Netherlandish, Flemish and Dutch artworks from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century from private Russian collections. It is dedicated to late Renaissance and Baroque art. The included artworks are by famous and rare artists such as Master of Holy blood, Gysbrecht Leytens, Joos de Momper the Younger, Jan Brueghel the Younger; followers of Dirk and Albert Bouts, Jan Gossaert and Michael Sittow.
The Renaissance became a starting point for new developments in European art such as the emergence of new iconographies, genres of art and naturalistic manner; improvement of oil paint. The exhibition reflects these changes in art and the fascination of Russian art collectors since the time of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great by European art.
The exhibition is accompanied by the collection’s catalogue Renaissance: a starting point. See the artcentre’s website for more information (in Russian).