Location: Kazan, K.Marx Str. 64
The museum was founded in 1958 on the basis of the Picture Gallery of the State Museum of Tatarstan.
The museum’s collection numbers over 21,000 paintings, drawings, and sculptures. The largest collection is of drawings including those of Western European origin comprising works by artists of the Netherlands, Flanders, Italy, Germany such as Durer, Rembrandt, Luca of Leiden, Rubens’ Studio. A unique collection of the Old Russian paintings of the late 15th – the early 19th centuries. Among the Russian Art, collections are the works of D. Levitsky, I. Aivazovsky, K. Bryullov, V. Tropinin, A. Savrasov, V. Polenov, I. Repin, V. Serov, etc. The remarkable collection of I.I. Shishkin. A small collection of the Russian avant-garde artists of the late 19th – the early 20th centuries. Rich and diversified art of Tatarstan including unique and the world`s largest collection of N.I. Feshin’s paintings.