Boris Kustodiyev | Celebration on Uritsky Square in Honor of the Opening of the Second Congress of the Communist International, July 1920 (The Demonstration on Uritsky Square, Comintern); 1921. Image and original data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y., artres.com; scalarchives.com

Boris Kustodiyev | Celebration on Uritsky Square in Honor of the Opening of the Second Congress of the Communist International, July 1920 (The Demonstration on Uritsky Square, Comintern); 1921. Image and original data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y., artres.com; scalarchives.com

More than 1,500 images of art from Russian museums have been released in the Artstor Digital Library in collaboration with the Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives and Scala Archives.

Among the museums included in this release are the Hermitage, the Academy of Science, the Russian State Museum, the Russian National Library, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, the Open Air Museum, and the Tretyakov Gallery.

The more than 1,200 images from Scala Archives include a large number of Russian artists such as Alexander Rodchenko, Aleksandr Ivanov, Aleksandr Kuprin, Boris Kustodiyev, Fyodor Tolstoy, Il’ya Repin, Ivan Kramskoy, Karl Bryullov, Kazimir Malevich, Konstantin Korovin, Kuz’ma Petrov-Vodkin, Lyubov’ Popova, Vassily Kandinsky, and Vasily Surikov, as well as European masters like Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, François Boucher, Jean-Antoine Watteau, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gauguin, Pierre Bonnard, and Rembrandt. The images from the Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives number more than 300 and include works by Frida Kahlo, Alexandre Benois, and Simon Marmion, among many others.

View the Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives: http://library.artstor.org/library/collection/lessing

View the Scala Archives: http://library.artstor.org/library/collection/scala

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