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[Luxus+ Magazine] A brief history of luxury: The Morozov brothers’ collection

[Luxus+ Magazine] A brief history of luxury: The Morozov brothers’ collection

From September 22, 2021 to February 22, 2022, the Fondation Louis Vuitton will host the impressive modern art collection of the Morozov brothers, two Russian collectors who are passionate about the arts of the late 19th century. Here is a look at this collection of more than 200 works, including paintings by Picasso, Van Gogh, and Monet.

 

After the success of the exhibition of Russian collector Sergei Chtchoukine, which recorded 1.3 million visitors until March 2017, the Louis Vuitton Foundation decided to repeat the experience by hosting the collection of the Morozov brothers, friends, and contemporaries of Chtchoukine.

 

Paul Cézanne, Paysage. Montagne Sainte-Victoire, Aix-en-Provence, env. 1896-1898. © Hermitage Museum.

 

Born into a family of Moscow industrialists specializing in textiles, the Morozov brothers were wealthy Russian heirs with a passion for modern art. Born in 1870 and 1871 respectively, Mikhail and Ivan Morozov, the two brothers were immersed in a cultural environment and received a good artistic education at an early age.

 

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Featured Photo : © Valentin Sérov, Portrait du collectionneur de la peinture moderne russe et française Ivan Abramovitch Morozov , Moscou, 1910.

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