Lviv Art Gallery – 19th-20th Century Collection


This branch of the Lviv Art Gallery contains 19th- and early-20th-century art (plus some 21st-century pieces); this includes a superb collection of Polish art, arguably the best outside Poland with some works by Jan Matejko.

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1. Birthplace of Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch

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Opposite the Pototsky Palace is the supposed birthplace of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, the world’s original ‘masochist’. The author of Venus in Furs came…

2. Lviv Art Gallery (Pototsky Palace)

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Lviv's main art repository has two wings – one in the lavish Pototsky Palace (Палац Потоцьких), the other around the corner on vul Stefanyka. This one…

4. Salo Museum

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For the uninitiated, salo is the cured pig fat (lard) that Ukrainians love to slip down with vodka and use an an ingredient in national dishes. This …

5. Museum of Ethnography, Arts & Crafts

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This underfunded, chaotically curated museum has a few interesting pieces of furniture, Czech glass, art nouveau posters (Mucha, Lautrec) and various 19th…

6. Statue of Taras Shevchenko

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An enormous statue of Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine's greatest nationalist writer, rises up in the middle of pr Svobody. It was a gift to the people of Lviv…

7. Prospekt Svobody

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In summer the broad pavement in the middle of this wide prospekt is the town's main hang-out and a hub of Lviv life, where homegrown tourists pose for…