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The House-Museum of the painter Kustodiev

Phone: (8512) 51-16-29

Address: 414000, Astrakhan region,

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    The House-Museum of the painter Kustodiev was opened in 2002 in the house which used to belong to the merchant Moiseev and is considered to be a monument of city architecture of the late 19th-early 20th century. Its exhibits give you an idea of the life and work of the world-famous painter Boris Kustodiev who lived in Astrakhan. The Museum boasts of 190 works by Kustodiev including over 100 sheets of drawings, paintings, sculptures, memorial artifacts and documents of the painter and his family. Of great interest are his early works such as The Head of a girl, She is asleep (a portrait of his sister Catherine), Portrait of Protasova. You are sure to be fascinated and admire such works of the mature master as Christ is Risen, Harvest, The Summer festival, Portrait of Kustodieva. The house-museum is in constant contact with the Kustodiev family supplying new exhibits like his descendants' photos, more works by the master and his son Kirill, a well-known stage designer and other memorial objects. Tatiana Kustodieva, a prominent Russian art expert and the master's granddaughter presented unique photos from his family still library showing old Astrakhan, portraits of the family members and their wanderings in Russia and abroad

Museum's services:
   museum shop, lecture hall

Next to the museum there are:
    restaurant(s) or caffes

for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (8512) 51-11-21, Fax: (8512) 51-11-21

Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 15.05.2002

Organisation status:
   State Russia

Organization form:

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific


    permament show rooms 478,8м2
    temporary exhibitions 217,3м2
    museum's parks 0,08га

Employee number:
    5 (curators: 3)

Average visitors per year:

Specific departments:

Collections volume:
    109, rare collection's items: 60

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