The Morozov Collection. Icons of modern art
The exhibition of the Morozov collection will soon take over the entire galleries of the Fondation Louis Vuitton, and will present the masterpieces from the Collection of the brothers Mikhaïl Abramovitch Morozov (1870-1903) and Ivan Abramovitch Morozov (1871-1921), the great early 20th century Moscovite patrons and collectors who put together one of the most exceptional collections of French modern art (Matisse, Bonnard, Picasso, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Degas, Monet, Renoir, Maurice Denis, Cézanne ...) and Russian modern art (Vrubel, Malevich, Repin, Larionov, Serov …).
Vincent Van Gogh, La mer aux Saintes-Maries, 1888
Valentin Sérov, Portrait du collectionneur de la peinture moderne russe et française Ivan Abramovitch Morozov , 1910
The exhibition is organized thanks to the remarkable collaboration of the Russian museums - The State Hermitage Museum, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts and the Tretyakov State Gallery, and will be an exceptional artistic event in Paris and the first time that the Collection is being presented outside of Russia.
Following the exhibition of the Chtchoukine Collection at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in 2016/2017, the presentation of the Morozov Collection will be another major historical moment dedicated to key early 20Th Century Russian collectors.
Paul Gauguin, Eu haere ia oe (Où vas-tu ?) La Femme au fruit, 1893
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Portrait de Jeanne Samary, 1877