Letters, diaries and other documents

A page of Pavel Tretyakov’s note-book (1862–1863)
A page of Pavel Tretyakov’s note-book (1862–1863)

The Tretyakov Gallery Archives

#1 2004 (02)

G. ANDREEVA

27292
A page of Pavel Tretyakov’s note-book (1862–1863)
A page of Pavel Tretyakov’s note-book (1862–1863)

The Tretyakov Gallery Archives

#1 2004 (02)

G. ANDREEVA

27293
Last will and testament of Sergei Mikhailovich Tretyakov (fragment)
Last will and testament of Sergei Mikhailovich Tretyakov (fragment)

#3 2004 (04)

N. PRIIMAK

27294
The floor plans of the Novosibirsk Opera House
The floor plans of the Novosibirsk Opera House

The territory occupied by the Tretyakov Gallery branch storage rooms are marked in red pencil. 1943

#2 2005 (07)

Tamara Kaftanova

21095
The decree of the Moscow district court dated 24 August 1899 about validation of
The decree of the Moscow district court dated 24 August 1899 about validation of the last will of Pavel Tretyakov

#4 2005 (09)

Elena Terkel

27295
Tretyakov’s letter to his wife Vera Nikolaevna Tretyakova sent from Paris
Tretyakov’s letter to his wife Vera Nikolaevna Tretyakova sent from Paris on September 17, 1878

#1 2006 (10)

Yekaterina Selezneva

27296
Envelope of Diaghilevʼs letter to Viktor Vasnetsov. December 2 1898
Envelope of Diaghilevʼs letter to Viktor Vasnetsov. December 2 1898

ГТГ

#3 2009 (24)

Yelena Terkel

27297
Diaghilevʼs visiting card with the address of the office of the “World of Art” m
Diaghilevʼs visiting card with the address of the office of the “World of Art” magazine

Late 1890s – early 1900s

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2009 (24)

Yelena Terkel

27298
Invitation to the dinner honouring Diaghilev at the restaurant of the Metropol H
Invitation to the dinner honouring Diaghilev at the restaurant of the Metropol Hotel

(prior to March 24, 1905)

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2009 (24)

Irina Ladygina

27299
Menu of the dinner honouring Diaghilev. March 24, 1905
Menu of the dinner honouring Diaghilev. March 24, 1905

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2009 (24)

Irina Ladygina

27300
Menu of the dinner honouring Diaghilev: the guestsʼ autographs. March 24, 1905
Menu of the dinner honouring Diaghilev: the guestsʼ autographs. March 24, 1905

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2009 (24)

Irina Ladygina

27301
Envelope of Diaghilevʼs letter to Pavel Tretyakov
Envelope of Diaghilevʼs letter to Pavel Tretyakov

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2009 (24)

Yelena Terkel

27302
List of paintings from Pavel Tretyakovʼs collection selected by Diaghilev
List of paintings from Pavel Tretyakovʼs collection selected by Diaghilev for printing in the “World of Art” magazine

Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2009 (24)

Yelena Terkel

27303
Leo Tolstoyʼs letter concerning assistance to the prisoner Yegorov
Leo Tolstoyʼs letter concerning assistance to the prisoner Yegorov, whose case was investigated by Alexander Zhirkevich. 1898

Leo Tolstoy Museum, Moscow

#2 2010 (27)

Natalya Zhirkevich-Podlesskikh

27304
Title page of the Index to the so-called “Khotev’s Moscow city plan of 1852-53”
Title page of the Index to the so-called “Khotev’s Moscow city plan of 1852-53”

#1 2012 (34)

Sergei Smirnov

27305
Estate of Alexei Yershov indicated on p. 157 of the Index to “Khotev’s Moscow
Estate of Alexei Yershov indicated on p. 157 of the Index to “Khotev’s Moscow city plan”

#1 2012 (34)

Sergei Smirnov

27306
Estate of Vasilissa Korovina indicated on p. 160 of the Index to “Khotev’s Mosco
Estate of Vasilissa Korovina indicated on p. 160 of the Index to “Khotev’s Moscow city plan”

#1 2012 (34)

Sergei Smirnov

27307
Detail of the Rogozhskaya suburb on the Moscow city plan drawn by A. Khotev
Detail of the Rogozhskaya suburb on the Moscow city plan drawn by A. Khotev

Published 1852-53

#1 2012 (34)

Sergei Smirnov

27308
Programme notes for a concert featuring Anton Rubinstein. [1880s]
Programme notes for a concert featuring Anton Rubinstein. [1880s]

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2012 (36)

Yelena Terkel

21536
Pavel Tretyakov’s letter to Vera Tretyakova, February 24 1880
Pavel Tretyakov’s letter to Vera Tretyakova, February 24 1880

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2012 (36)

Yelena Terkel

27309
Pavel Tretyakov’s letter to Ilya Repin, October 17(29) 1881
Pavel Tretyakov’s letter to Ilya Repin, October 17(29) 1881

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2012 (36)

Yelena Terkel

27310
Pavel Tretyakov’s letter to Vera Tretyakova, February 20 1875
Pavel Tretyakov’s letter to Vera Tretyakova, February 20 1875

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

#3 2012 (36)

Yelena Terkel

27311
TITLE PAGE OF PEER GYNT
TITLE PAGE OF PEER GYNT

Photo by DeAgostini

Специальный выпуск. НОРВЕГИЯ - РОССИЯ: НА ПЕРЕКРЕСТКАХ КУЛЬТУР

Inna Solovieva

27312
Congratulations. Tretyakov Gallery Magazine, 10th Anniversary Celebration
Congratulations. Tretyakov Gallery Magazine, 10th Anniversary Celebration

December 2, 2013

#2 2014 (43)

21545
Certificate of Appreciation
Certificate of Appreciation

Mr. Symington and the Executive Director of ARCCF Alexander Potemkin presented the magazine with their official "Certificate of Appreciation"

#2 2014 (43)

27313
A receipt issued to Pavel Tretyakov by the Moscow Society of Art Lovers. Decembe
A receipt issued to Pavel Tretyakov by the Moscow Society of Art Lovers. December 26, 1894

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery. First publication

#3 2014 (44)

Yelena Terkel

27314
Telegram from Alexander Zamoshkin, Director of the Tretyakov Gallery...
Telegram from Alexander Zamoshkin, Director of the Tretyakov Gallery, to Chief Restoration Artist Yevgeny Kudryavtsev, Acting Director of the Novosibirsk Branch. April 7 1944

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

#2 2015 (47)

Yelena Terkel

27315
Alexander Zamoshkin’s Certificate of Merit. [1949]
Alexander Zamoshkin’s Certificate of Merit. [1949]

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

#2 2015 (47)

Yelena Terkel

27316
Moscow return/entry permission for evacuated employees of the Tretyakov Gallery.
Moscow return/entry permission for evacuated employees of the Tretyakov Gallery. October 30 1944

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

#2 2015 (47)

Yelena Terkel

27317
Transportation document for art works of the Tretyakov Gallery
Transportation document for art works of the Tretyakov Gallery which arrived on November 3 1944 from Novosibirsk to Moskva-Tovarnaya (Goods) station. November 18 1944

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

#2 2015 (47)

Yelena Terkel

27318
Letter from Alexander Zamoshkin, Director of the Tretyakov Gallery, to Chairman
Letter from Alexander Zamoshkin, Director of the Tretyakov Gallery, to Chairman of the Arts Committee of the Council of People’s Commissars Mikhail Khrapchenko with programme of the Opening Ceremony at the Tretyakov Gallery. April 2 1945

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery First publication

#2 2015 (47)

Yelena Terkel

27319
First page from the guestbook of the Tretyakov Gallery. May 1945
First page from the guestbook of the Tretyakov Gallery. May 1945

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery. First publication

#2 2015 (47)

Yelena Terkel

27320
Memoirs of Yelena Silversvan, Chief Custodian of the Tretyakov Gallery
Memoirs of Yelena Silversvan, Chief Custodian of the Tretyakov Gallery, about the opening ceremony. [1965]

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

#2 2015 (47)

Yelena Terkel

27321
Diaries of Marina Gritsenko. 1943-1946
Diaries of Marina Gritsenko. 1943-1946

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

#2 2015 (47)

Natalya Buyanova

27322
Diaries of Marina Gritsenko. 1943-1946
Diaries of Marina Gritsenko. 1943-1946

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

#2 2015 (47)

Natalya Buyanova

27323
Marina Gritsenko’s Diary No. 4. August 28-November 8 1943
Marina Gritsenko’s Diary No. 4. August 28-November 8 1943

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery. First publication

#2 2015 (47)

Natalya Buyanova

27324
“For the Defence of Moscow” medal certificate awarded to Marina Gritsenko. 1944
“For the Defence of Moscow” medal certificate awarded to Marina Gritsenko. 1944

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery. First publication

#2 2015 (47)

Natalya Buyanova

27325
Telegram from Nicholas Roerich to Alexei Shchusev. May 6 1913
Telegram from Nicholas Roerich to Alexei Shchusev. May 6 1913

First publication

Private collection

#1 2016 (50)

Сергей Колузаков

21599
Map showing the route of the journey of Alexander II to Livadia. 1868
Map showing the route of the journey of Alexander II to Livadia. 1868

Russian State Archive

#4 2016 (53)

Natalya Buyanova

17371
Unknown author. “On the Portrait of Alexander Pushkin”, a Poem
Unknown author. “On the Portrait of Alexander Pushkin”, a Poem

From the album owned by the family of Feodosia town governor Pavel Gayevsky

Private collection, Moscow

#4 2016 (53)

Roman Troshin

17373
Autograph of Princess Maria Golitsyna
Autograph of Princess Maria Golitsyna

From the album owned by the family of Feodosia town governor Pavel Gayevsky. Oak gall ink on paper.

Private collection, Moscow

#4 2016 (53)

Roman Troshin

17375
Leo Tolstoy’s letter
Leo Tolstoy’s letter

concerning assistance to the prisoner Yegorov, whose case was investigated by Alexander Zhirkevich. 1898

Leo Tolstoy Museum, Moscow

#4 2016 (53)

Natalya Zhirkevich-Podlesskikh

17380
Title page of the collection of poems "To Friends"
Title page of the collection of poems "To Friends"

St. Petersburg, 1899

#4 2016 (53)

Natalya Zhirkevich-Podlesskikh

17381
LÉON BAKST. A page from the manuscript of the novel “Cruel First Love”. 1923
LÉON BAKST. A page from the manuscript of the novel “Cruel First Love”. 1923

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

#2 2017 (55)

Yelena Terkel

17392
Letter from Zinaida Gippius to Léon Bakst. August 1 1923
Letter from Zinaida Gippius to Léon Bakst. August 1 1923

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

#2 2017 (55)

Yelena Terkel

17394
Letter from Konstantin Stanislavsky to Alexei Shchusev, July 5 1928
Letter from Konstantin Stanislavsky to Alexei Shchusev, July 5 1928

First publication

Private collection, Moscow

#2 2017 (55)

Valentina Khairova

27053
KONSTANTIN STANISLAVSKY. At the Courthouse. Scene VIII, Act V. 1926-1927
KONSTANTIN STANISLAVSKY. At the Courthouse. Scene VIII, Act V. 1926-1927

Double-spread page of Shchusev’s notebook.
Pencil on paper.
First publication

Private collection, Moscow

#2 2017 (55)

Valentina Khairova

27054
Title page and vignettes of the Charter of the Imperial  Academy of Arts
Title page and vignettes of the Charter of the Imperial Academy of Arts

The Academy Research Museum

#4 2017 (57)

Svetlana Volodina

16845
Report of Ivan Shuvalov to the Governing Senate
Report of Ivan Shuvalov to the Governing Senate on establishing the independent Russian Academy of Arts

#4 2017 (57)

Svetlana Volodina

16847
Catherine II’s edict of November 4 1764, signed by her
Catherine II’s edict of November 4 1764, signed by her

Russian State Archive of Ancient Documents

#4 2017 (57)

Svetlana Volodina

16849
Peter the Great’s edict ordering to establish an Academy of Fine Arts and Scienc
Peter the Great’s edict ordering to establish an Academy of Fine Arts and Sciences. Original copy. 1724

Russian State Archive of Ancient Documents

#4 2017 (57)

Svetlana Volodina

16851
Title page with the owner's inscription of Ivan Shuvalov
Title page with the owner's inscription of Ivan Shuvalov and the round seal of the Academy of Arts

#4 2017 (57)

Svetlana Volodina

16853
Receipt signed by Yuly Bruni for works purchased by Pavel Tretyakov. 1891
Receipt signed by Yuly Bruni for works purchased by Pavel Tretyakov. 1891

#1 2018 (58)

Lyudmila Markina

17892
Goncharova's poem “Of course, you and I are sisters…”
Goncharova's poem “Of course, you and I are sisters…”

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery. F. 180. Item 232. P. 48

#2 2018 (59)

Maria Valova

20434
Marina Tsvetaeva's poem "To Natalia Goncharova"
Marina Tsvetaeva's poem "To Natalia Goncharova" with dedication to Natalia Goncharova. 31.12.1928

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery. F. 180. Item 1814. P. 2 - 2 reverse

 

#2 2018 (59)

Maria Valova

20445
Title and last pages of Marina Tsvetaeva's manuscript about Natalia Goncharova
Title and last pages of Marina Tsvetaeva's manuscript about Natalia Goncharova. 1929

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery,

F. 180. Item 9133. P. 1,

F. 180. Item 9133. P. 103

 

#2 2018 (59)

Maria Valova

20447
Goncharova's poetic will "My beloved friends, I beg you…”. 1957
Goncharova's poetic will "My beloved friends, I beg you…”. 1957

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

F. 180. Item 262. P. 1

#2 2018 (59)

Maria Valova

20449
Natalia Goncharova's poem "To Mayakovsky". [First half of  the 1930s]
Natalia Goncharova's poem "To Mayakovsky". [First half of the 1930s]

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

F. 180. Item 259. P. 33

#2 2018 (59)

Maria Valova

20451
Goncharova's poem "I did not build a home for myself in foreign lands..."
Goncharova's poem "I did not build a home for myself in foreign lands..."

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

F. 180. File 2. Item 232. P. 62

#2 2018 (59)

Maria Valova

20452
Natalia Goncharova's poem "To me, it was a strangers' land..."
Natalia Goncharova's poem "To me, it was a strangers' land..."

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery

F. 180. Item 255. P. 1

#2 2018 (59)

Maria Valova

20455
Cover of the “Exhibition of the Works of Vassili Verestchagin: Illustrated Descr
Cover of the “Exhibition of the Works of Vassili Verestchagin: Illustrated Descriptive Catalogue”

American Art Galleries, New York, 1888

#4 2018 (61)

Molly Brunson

22783
Notes and drawings from Pavel Nikonov’s diary. 1960
Notes and drawings from Pavel Nikonov’s diary. 1960

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery. Fund 4. Unit 3148

#2 2019 (63)

Anna Dyakonitsyna

25544
Notes and drawings from Pavel Nikonov’s diary. 1960
Notes and drawings from Pavel Nikonov’s diary. 1960

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery. Fund 4. Unit 3148

#2 2019 (63)

Anna Dyakonitsyna

25546
Notes and drawings from Pavel Nikonov’s diary. 1960
Notes and drawings from Pavel Nikonov’s diary. 1960

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery. Fund 4. Unit 3148

#2 2019 (63)

Anna Dyakonitsyna

25558
Pages from Pavel Nikonov’s notebook recording the second meeting the creative in
Pages from Pavel Nikonov’s notebook recording the second meeting the creative intelligentsia with Nikita Khrushchev, March 7 1963, Moscow

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery. Fund 4. Unit 3148

#2 2019 (63)

Anna Dyakonitsyna

25550
A 1960 drawing from Pavel Nikonov’s notebook
A 1960 drawing from Pavel Nikonov’s notebook

Department of Manuscripts, Tretyakov Gallery. Fund 4. Unit 3148

 

#2 2019 (63)

Anna Dyakonitsyna

25552
Letter from V. Matisov, a diplomat at the Soviet Embassy in Paris
Letter from V. Matisov, a diplomat at the Soviet Embassy in Paris, about the gift of works by Constantin Kousnetzoff to the Tretyakov Gallery

Archive of the artist’s family

#2 2019 (63)

Yekaterina Usova

25574
Catalogue of the “Salon des Tuileries” 1938 exhibition
Catalogue of the “Salon des Tuileries” 1938 exhibition

#2 2019 (63)

Svetlana Volodina

25590
Catalogue of the “Salon d’Automne” 1938  exhibition
Catalogue of the “Salon d’Automne” 1938 exhibition

#2 2019 (63)

Svetlana Volodina

25592
Catalogue of the “Exposition Officielle des Beaux-Arts” 1945 exhibition
Catalogue of the “Exposition Officielle des Beaux-Arts” 1945 exhibition

#2 2019 (63)

Svetlana Volodina

25594
Anna Pavlova from the ballet "La Sylphide"
Anna Pavlova from the ballet "La Sylphide"

Theatre poster, 1912

London

 

Private collection

#2 2019 (63)

Zhanna Polansky

25616