The Joy of Museums

Finding Meaning in Art & History

Masterpieces of the Pushkin Museum

Castings of Ancient Roman statues in the Pushkin Museum

The Pushkin Museum contains many Masterpieces. Below are just some of my favourites:

  • Priam’s Treasure
  • “Ahasuerus and Haman” at the Feast of Esther by Rembrandt
  • Moscow Mathematical Papyrus
  • Story of Wenamun
  • “The Red Vineyard” by Vincent van Gogh
  • Stele with two Hellenistic soldiers

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“To live without Hope is to Cease to live.” Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Photo Credit: By shakko (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons