Another painting from the collection of the Morozov brothers was confiscated in France. This time how informs edition of Le Monde, “detained” portrait of businessman Timofey Morozov. The reason is that this canvas belongs to a foundation that has fallen under the sanctions announced by the European Union.
The decision of the French authorities was not hindered by the fact that the portrait of Morozov was painted by the famous Russian artist Valentin Serov. And that the work was kept all this time in the MAGMA Museum of Avant-Garde Art.
The portrait of Timofey Morozov came to Paris as part of the Masterpieces of Contemporary Art exhibition. The exposition worked for six months and closed only in early April. But after the exposition was completed, the French side refused to return Serov’s painting.
Earlier, on April 9, it was reported that two more paintings from the Morozov collection would remain in France. On September 21, 2021, French President Emmanuel Macron opened an exhibition of Russian paintings from the collection of the Morozov brothers in Paris.
Source: Все материалы – Московский Комсомолец by www.mk.ru.
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