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National Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Moldova
Muzeul National de Arte Plastice al Republicii Moldova
Chisinau, str. 31 August 1989 nr.115
  (373-22) 24-17-30

Prezentare generala

The museum occupies the former middle school for girls, founded by Princess Natalia Dadiani. Designed for training girls from noble families, the building was designed in the spirit of the Italian Renaissance, the Enlightenment ideals corresponded. The plan is made on "T" letter highlighted the main facade structure covered with a pyramid crowned with a pavilion. The Picture Gallery was founded in late 1939, but during the war the collections were lost. The museum was reinstated again in 1944 with works, donations of plastic central funds from Moscow and Leningrad. Current funding includes more than 30 000 exhibits units, showroom area is 800 m2. Works of art heritage museum are grouped in 5 sections: Medieval and creative folk art, art Bessarabian and contemporary Russian art, Western and Eastern Europe, set design and decorative-applied art.