An exhibition of paintings by Valerian Sidamon-Eristavi is to open at the Georgian Art Palace on February 10, at 17:00.
The artist’s works were purchased by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth Affairs of Georgia within the framework of the project “Maintaining the Unity of Private Collections Important for Georgian Culture / Replenishing Museum Funds.”
Valerian Sidamon-Eristavi made a great contribution to the development of the historical genre of painting and is one of the founders of this genre in Georgian art. In addition, he belongs to the first generation of Georgian theater artists. From 1920 to 1923 Valerian Sidamon-Eristavi was the only professional painter of the Georgian theater.
The exhibition, which will last one month, will feature 50 works by the artist.