Art Museum Bluebelly
Art Museum Bluebelly - this is the only art museum in Finland in which funds is the biggest collection of European art, the fourteenth to nineteenth centuries.. The museum was founded in 1921, based on the collection pivopromyshlennikov Bluebelly and placed them in a family house on the street Boulevardi, built in 1842, the first owner of the brewing company Sinebrukhov, commerce adviser Nikolai Petrovich Bluebelly.. In 1817, Nikolai Sinebrukhov opens in Helsinki brewing business, acquires a license for the supply of alcohol in Finland, in 1819 opened a brewery, and soon became one of the richest people in Finland and Russia. In 1848, the case inherits his younger brother Paul. He has not only expanded the family business, but gradually began to collect works of art, including porcelain, antique furniture, Russian icons. In 1917, during the revolution Paul Sinebrukhov dies, and in 1921 under the will of his widow Fanny's art collection goes to the Finnish government, becoming the first museum in Finland.. Today, on the first floor of the museum holds art exhibitions. On the second floor living quarters are Bluebelly Paul and his wife, Fanny Grand Prix with original furnishings, office miniatures and other art collections of the Museum. A special place in the collection of art works of Paul and Fanny Bluebelly take portraits of Swedish seventeenth-eighteenth centuries, as well as the Dutch and Flemish painting of the seventeenth century.. The museum also features works by Italian, French, German, Spanish and English masters: Lucas Cranach the Elder, Rembrandt, Tiepolo, Jan van Goyen, Alexander Roslin, a significant collection of graphics and collection of miniatures.. Museums repeatedly replenished by private donations, investments and acquisitions of own museum. The oldest deed of gift collection - a collection of Baron Otto Wilhelm Klinkovstrema, which was donated to the Art Society of Finland in 1851. Among the gifts collection also includes meetings Antell, Yale, Hjalmar Linda and Karl von Haartman..