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Ilya Repin

Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki

  • 27.4.2021–29.8.2021

Painter Ilya Repin (1844–1930) is above all known as a master of psychological portrayals of people and depictions of Russian folklife.


An exhibition by the international master Ilya Repin (1844–1930) presents some of his most famous historical paintings and portraits of major cultural figures of his time, as well as his works from the Ateneum collection. Born in the territory of present-day Ukraine, Repin is Russias most famous painter, and he is also loved by the Finns: his studio home was located on Finnish territory, in Kuokkala in Terijoki, between 1903 and 1930.

Ilya Repin is above all known as a master of psychological portrayals of people and depictions of Russian folklife. The Ateneum is able to display Repins best-known paintings with masterful details, including Barge Haulers on the Volga (1870–1873) and Zaporozhian Cossacks Writing a Mocking Letter to the Turkish Sultan (1880–1891). The exhibitions many portraits feature members of the artists family, as well as cultural influencers of the time, such as the composer Modest Mussorgsky and the author Leo Tolstoy.

The exhibition is the first review of Repins entire career in Finland in the 21st century. The exhibition features more than 140 paintings and paper-based works spanning a period of more than sixty years. Many of the works are shown in Helsinki for the first time. The Ateneum collection also includes a great number of Repins works.

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Ateneum Art Museum
Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki

0294 500 401

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Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card


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Mon Closed
Tue 10:00-18:00
Wed 10:00-20:00
Thu 10:00-20:00
Fri 10:00-18:00
Sat 10:00-17:00
Sun 10:00-17:00

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