The Joy of Museums

Finding Meaning in Art & History

Pushkin Museum

Pushkin Museum

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts is the largest museum of European art in Moscow. The museum’s current name has no direct associations with the famous Russian poet Alexander Pushkin, other than as a posthumous commemoration of his name and fame when it was renamed in his honour in 1937, on the 100th anniversary of his death.

The Masterpieces of the Pushkin Museum include:

Further insights about the Pushkin Museum are available via the following links:

Essential Facts:

  • Name:                   Pushkin Museum
  • City:                       Moscow
  • Country:               Russia
  • Type:                     Fine Art Museum

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Photo Credit: By Минеева Ю. (Julmin) (Own work) [CC BY-SA 1.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0)], via Wikimedia Commons