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Hermitage History.part 2

ln the first hall of the XIX century tlle most imnportant acquisitions were: empress Josephine’s gallery from hor Malmaison Castle near Paris (1815), severseveal collections olf Spanish pictures among them one oone of banker Goesvelt of Amsterdam (1815), the gallery of the Palazzo Barbarigo in Venice (1850), wherefrom come all the works by Titian, treasured in the Hermitage; also a number of pictures bought from the collection of king William  [ Read More ]

Hermitage History. Part 1

The State Hermitage is one of the most famous museums of the World. Its picture gallery acquired its world-wide fame for vast and various collections, as well as for the great number of prominent works of art it possesses among which there are some masterpieces of world-renown. It arose in the second half of the XVIII century being originally a private collection of Catherine II. The museum got its name  [ Read More ]

Medici Gallery

Marie de Medici Gallery, Louvre Museum In the early 1620s, Marie de Médicis, widow of Henry IV of France and mother of the future king Louis XIII, was to commission the Flemish painter Peter-Paul Rubens to paint a series of paintings to decorate two galleries on the first floor of the Palais du Luxembourg, a building now occupied by the Senate. The west gallery was finished in 1625 and consists  [ Read More ]

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