Stolen painting Kuindzhi decided not to return to the Tretyakov gallery

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Photo: Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia / RIA Novosti

Director of the Tretyakov gallery Zelfira Tregulova said that stolen painting Arkhip Kuindzhi “AI-Petri. Crimea” will no longer exhibit at the Museum. This was reported in Telegram-channel radio station “Moscow speaking” on Monday, January 28.

According to Tregulova, after inspection by experts, the canvas will be sent in Russian Museum that has lent the picture for exhibition. The exhibition of works Kuindzhi in the Tretyakov gallery will run until February 17.

The incident occurred on January 27. Unknown to the eyes of the visitors to the gallery has removed artwork from the wall and fled the scene. Witnesses took him for employee of the Museum. On the morning of 28 January, 32-year-old krymchanin Denis Chuprikova detained in the village of Zarechye Moscow region on suspicion in theft.

After the incident, the leadership of the Tretyakov gallery has reinforced security at all venues. It is noted that the new security measures throughout the facility entered forever.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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