Simferopol Art Museum [Сімферопольський художній музей; Simferopolskyi khudozhnii muzei]. A museum in Simferopol, established in 1920 as the cultural-historical department of the Central Museum of Crimean Studies. In 1937 it became an independent museum. Its departments of Ukrainian and Russian prerevolutionary art and 20th-century art contain over 7,000 objects, including works by Dmytro H. Levytsky, Ivan Aivazovsky, Vasilii Tropinin, Mykola Yaroshenko, Arkhyp Kuindzhi, Serhii Svitoslavsky, Volodymyr Yanovsky, Mykola I. Murashko, Serhii Vasylkivsky, Kostiantyn Trutovsky, Mykola Samokysh, Ivan Trush, Ihor Hrabar, M. Voloshin, Tetiana Yablonska, Mykhailo Bozhii, Mykhailo Derehus, and Matvei Manizer.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 4 (1993).]
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