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Hermitage History.part 4

Mid-twentieth century collaboration of that Hermitage with other museums of the Soviet Union, widely developed resulting, in fact, in joined organization of large temporary exhibitions in Moscow and Leningrad (The St. – Petersburg.) . Travelling exhibitions constituted of some reserve funds of the museum were demonstrated in a number of cities of the Russia. Connections of the Hermitage with foreign museums are steadily consolidating and growing, both with respect to  [ Read More ]

Hermitage History.part 3

Hundreds of thousands of remarkable objects of art, and monuments of the history of culture added to the Hermitage collections during the Soviet period, not only supplemented and enlarged the old funds but provided for the possibility of creating new departments, devoted to the culture of primitive society, as well as to the history of culture and art of both Soviet and foreign countries of the East, and to the  [ Read More ]

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 ]

The State Hermitage is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. As one of the largest museums in the world, it was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and has been open to the public since 1852. Its collections, of which only a small part is on permanent display, comprise over three million items, including the largest collection of paintings in the world. The collections occupy  [ Read More ]

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