Pirosmani’s massive masterpiece - “Hunting in India” restored and on display in Tbilisi
14 January, 2015
Georgian National Museum Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts invites you at the presentation of Niko Pirosmani’s completely restored artwork “Hunting in India” which will be presented to the wide audience for the first time. Opening event will take place on January 15th, at 3 p.m.

According to the inventory catalogue of Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts “Hunting in India” was bought by the museum from writer Sergo Kldiashvili in 1930. One particular fragment of the walking man was
missing from the painting, but later, this fragment was acquired by the museum. Exact date and personal information of the owner is not indicated in the inventory catalogue. Preparatory, restoration work started only in 2004.

In 2014 the painting was completely restored by the restoration team of the Georgian National Museum – Mrs. Nana Managadze and Mrs. Evelina Karseli. After the end of the complex working process “Hunting in India” will be displayed to the public, for the first time in it’s complete form.

The exhibition will last until 31st of January.