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The exhibition is about Dmitry Polenov, son of the famous artists, who saved the estate in 1920-1940s, following his father's last will. He has been a director for 32 years. Paintings, photos, graphics are from the Polenovo museum collection and family archive.

Press Release

Dmtry Polenov was a son of the famous Russian artist Vassuly Polenov and the first director of the museum-estate for 32 years, fulfilling the last will of his father: "Do not give the house into the wrong hands." Thanks to him and to the support of the Polenovs' sisters, who survived in the complex 30s, the Second World War and the Post-war years the museum saved its unique …

Dmtry Polenov was a son of the famous Russian artist Vassuly Polenov and the first director of the museum-estate for 32 years, fulfilling the last will of his father: "Do not give the house into the wrong hands." Thanks to him and to the support of the Polenovs' sisters, who survived in the complex 30s, the Second World War and the Post-war years the museum saved its unique collections, the manor and a park.
In 2016 the Polenovo museum celebrated the 130th anniversary of Dmitry Polenov. This exhibition is dedicated to that date and it will tell the visitors about a unique …

Location

Zaoksky area, Tula Region, Polenovo
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