‘The Morozov Collection – Icons of Modern Art’ in Paris

‘The Morozov Collection’ at Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, is a companion exhibition to ‘The Shchukin Collection’ which was shown there in 2016. The brothers Mikhail and Ivan Morozov, like Sergei Shchukin, put together a vast collection of modern art from renowned French artists including Manet, Monet, Pissarro, Renoir, Cezanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Bonnard, Denis, Matisse, Derain and Picasso and these are displayed alongside works by Russian artists from the same period including Repin, Serov, Goncharova, Larionov, Malevich and Konchalovsky. The exhibition contains around two hundred masterpieces from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries lent by museums in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

Valentin Serov, Portrait of the Collector of Modern Russian and French Paintings, Ivan Abramovich Morozov, Moscow, 1910

Valentin Serov ‘Portrait of Ivan Abramovich Morozov’ (1910)

Auguste Renoir, Portrait of the Actress Jeanne Samary, Paris, 1877

Auguste Renoir ‘Portrait of the Actress Jeanne Samary’ (1877)

Paul Gauguin, Café at Arles, Arles, 1888

Paul Gauguin ‘Café at Arles’ (1888)

Paul Gauguin, Eu haere ia oe (Woman Holding a Fruit); Where Are You Going?, Tahiti, 1893

Paul Gauguin Eu haere ia oe (Woman Holding a Fruit) Where Are You Going? (1893)

Vincent van Gogh, The Prison Courtyard, Saint-Rémy, 1890

Vincent van Gogh ‘The Prison Courtyard’ (1890)

Paul Cézanne ‘Smoker’ (1891 – 92)

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Paul Cézanne ‘Still Life with a Curtain’ (1892 – 94)

Paul Cézanne, Bathers, Aix-en-Provence, [1892-1894]

Paul Cézanne ‘Bathers’ (1892 – 94)

Edvard Munch, White Night. Aasgardstrand (Girls on the Bridge), 1903

Edvard Munch ‘White Night. Aasgardstrand’ (‘Girls on the Bridge’) (1903)

The invited work: Acrobat on a Ball, Picasso - Exhibition - Museo Nacional  del Prado

Pablo Picasso ‘Young Acrobat on a Ball’ (1905)

André Derain ‘Drying the Sails, Collioure’ (1905)

Maurice Denis ‘The Story of Psyche’, panel five: ‘In the Presence of the Gods Jupiter Bestows Immortality on Psyche and Celebrates Her Marriage to Eros’ (1908)

Henri Matisse, Fruit and Bronze, Issy-les-Moulineaux, 1910

Henri Matisse ‘Fruit and Bronze’ (1910)

Valentin Serov, Portrait of Margarita Kirillovna Morozova, Moscow, 1910

Valentin Serov ‘Portrait of Margarita Kirillovna Morozova’ (1910)

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