Olga's Gallery

Valentin Serov

Portrait of Ivan Morozov.

. Tempera on cardboard. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.

Valentin Serov. Portrait of Ivan Morozov.

Morozov, Ivan Abramovich (1871-1921) manufacturer, collector of the contemporary paintings of Russia and France, brother of Mikhail Abramovich Morozov; his wife Yevdokiya Sergeevna Morozova. Morozov has gathered a big collection of Degas, Cézanne, Gauguin, Matisse, Picasso and others. After the Bolshevik revolution, in November 1917, his collection was nationalized, a museum of Modern Western Art was founded. Morozov was appointed the assistant director of the museum.
See: Constantin Korovin. Portrait of Ivan Morozov.
Valentin Serov. Portrait of Yevdokia Morozova.