The Tretyakov Gallery

The State Tretyakov Gallery is one of the world`s greatest museums. The gallery consists entirely of Russian art. In 1856 Pavel Tretyakov, a 24-year-old Moscow merchant bought 2 paintings, the core of a collection that was to develop into a famous public art gallery. Those were the works by Khudyakov «An Accident with the Finnish Smugglers» and by Shilder «Temptation».