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name: Kharkov Art Museum
location: Kharkov (Ukraine)
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Kharkov Art Museum is one of the oldest museums of Kharkov, and one of the most valuable in Ukraine. The museum collection has more than 20000 works among which are unique masterpieces of Ukrainian and world painting, sculpture, graphics, arts and crafts.
The collection of Kharkov Art Museum was founded in 1805 by Vasiliy Karazin.
The constant exhibition has more than 250 works of Ukrainian and Russian art of XIX and XX centuries, where you will find such masterpieces as “Zaporozh kazaks write letter to Turkish sultan” by Ilya Repin, “Istavrian pirats selling plunder” by Semigradsky.
Honorable place in the exposition belongs to famous mariner Ayvazovskiy who lived in Kharkov for several years. Moreover, here you will find works of other world famous artists such as Vasilkovskiy, Berkos, Borovikovskiy, Tropinin and others.

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