A film about the largest center of Russian art of the late 19th century - the Abramtsevo estate near Moscow. Moscow region, Sergiev Posad district, 1983. Park of the estate "Abramtsevo". A path strewn with yellowed leaves. View of the museum building. Wall with portraits. Portraits of the writers Sergei Timofeevich Aksakov and Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol. The writing table in the study, on which is the book "Dead Souls". Alley of the manor park. One of the rooms of the house: a table in the center, a fireplace, a large mirror, a piano, a painting by artist Valentin Aleksandrovich Serov "Girl with Peaches". The interior of the Red Living Room: sofas, armchairs, a table, portraits on the walls. Autographs on the family tablecloth. Portrait of Savva Ivanovich Mamontov. Birch Alley. Painting by Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov "Alyonushka", painted in Abramtsevo. Painting by artist Mikhail Vasilyev Nesterov "Vision to the youth Bartholomew", painted here. House-workshop of artists: majolica fireplace, vases, sculptures, Russian household items. The hall where home performances took place: a framed letter on the wall, a portrait of Fyodor Ivanovich Chaliapin as Ivan the Terrible. Pond shore.