Two visitors assess a painting on show at Moscow's museum of Russian impressionist art, May 28, 2016.
AFP / KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV
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A museum of Russian impressionist art has opened in Moscow amid efforts to promote the country's little-known art movement to a global audience. The private museum features a permanent exhibition of some 70 works by Russian artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including but not limited to, Konstantin Korovin, Valentin Serov and Pyotr Konchalovsky. Some of the most famous impressionist artists were Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, and Pierre Auguste Renoir.The works of some well-known Russian impressionist artists including Valentin Serov, the author of The Girl with Peaches, are now experiencing a popular revival.
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