Museum of Western and Oriental Art

Local nameМузей мистецтв ім. Ханенків
LocationShevchenkivskyi District, Kiev, Kyiv, Ukraine

Museum of Western and Oriental Art in Kiev, also known as the Bogdan and Varvara Khanenko Museum of Art is the largest collection of foreign art in Ukraine.

During the Soviet times, the museum ranked the third in the USSR by the value and size of its collection after The Hermitage in Saint Petersburg and the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow. Currently, the Museum is well-known both Ukraine-wide and abroad for its unique collection of paintings, sculptures, etchings, decorative arts of Western Europe, Middle and Far East as well as the Antiquity.

The incomplete list of its holdings includes the West European paintings, Egyptian and Classical antiquity, Italian Maiolica, Meissen porcelain, Persian Ceramics and Bronze sculpture, Japanese xylography and tsubas, Chinese paintings and Chinese porcelain.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Museum_of_Western_and_Oriental_Art

Coordinates 50°26'28.184" N 30°30'52.542" E

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