Russian Artists. During the Soviet era, special importance was attached to the development of Tajik art. The contribution of Russian artists is significant in the development of Tajik visual arts and the education of painters. This treasure trove of artifacts from other Russian museums, such as the Moscow Historical Museum, the Tretyakov Gallery, the State Museum of Fine Arts named after A. S. Pushkin of Moscow, the works of I. Repin, V. Surikov, V. Makovsky, N. Shishkin, P. Shiltsov, M. Yakovlev, I. Aivazovsky, Vereshyagin, A. Rilov, S. Korovin, P. Jogin and others are among them.