Fine Arts Museum

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The beautiful house of lawyer Alexander Petrov at 115 Pushkinskaya Street became the Fine Arts Museum in 1938. Its collection includes still lifes by the Little Dutch Masters, genre paintings from the workshop of Rubens, Chinese vases and jewel boxes, Samurai swords, Piranesi drawings and Russian art, from the icons of the sixteenth century to the Peredvizhniki art group of the late nineteenth century and collages of the twenty-first.