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Одесский музей западного и восточного искусства  
Odessa Museum of Western and Eastern Art
  

        







     
     
     
     
     
     
     

  

        
About a museum


     The Odessa Museum of Western and Oriental Art possesses one of the finest collections of foreign art in the Ukraine. It was founded in 1923 on the basis of private collections assembled by the local Committee for the Protection of Monuments of Art and Antiquity, and also of works received from the City Museum of Fine Arts and the cabinet of art history at Novorossiysky University. Later, it was augmented with new acquisitions from museums: the State Hermitage, the Kiev Museum of Western and Oriental Art, and the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts. The museum is housed in a palace built to the design of architect L. Otton in 1856-1858. Today it is an architectural monument incorporating elements of the Baroque, Empire and Rococo styles. The collection does not claim to provide an exhaustive representation of all the major periods of art history, but it contains a number of brilliant works by outstanding artists.









Central hall


Drawing room of the 19th


Hall of art of the 19th


Art of Holland of the 17th


Painting of Spain and Flanders


Art of the northern countries.
Germany and Netherlands.



Art of Italy


Department of Ancient art






           
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