26 novembre 2019

'Peter the Great, Collector, Scholar, Artist' at Moscow Kremlin Museums

Artist unknown, Peter the Great, Russia, c. 1815. Oil on canvas, 160 × 117 cm. Moscow Kremlin Museums. Courtesy Moscow Kremlin Museums MOSCOW - Between 30 November 2019 and 8 March 2020, the exhibition "Peter the Great: Collector, Scholar, Artist" will take place at the Moscow Kremlin Museums. The show is expected to become a major international collaborative project between Russian and European museums holding the objects closely associated with the person of Peter the Great. The... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2012

Exhibition in Dresden presents treasures of the Kremlin from Ivan the Terrible to Peter the Great

DRESDEN.- The Residenzschloss (Royal Palace) in Dresden is home to two world-class museums, the Grünes Gewölbe (Green Vault) and the Kupferstich-Kabinett (Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs), while the Rüstkammer (Armoury), one of the most important collections of its kind, also has a significant presence here, with its Türckische Cammer (Turkish Chamber). Before the Rüstkammer opens the outstanding new presentation of another part of its collection here in the Riesensaal (Giants Hall) on 18 February 2013, the... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2010

Un nouvel indice pourrait permettre la découverte du fameux Salon d'ambre de Pierre le Grand

Reconstitution d'une partie de la Chambre d'Ambre à Saint-Pétersbourg - Photographe : Jeanyfan - Domaine public KALININGRAD (RUSSIE) – Des chercheurs russes ont récemment découvert de nouveaux éléments qui soutiennent la théorie selon laquelle le fameux Salon d'ambre du château de Koenigsberg démonté par les nazis serait peut-être encore enseveli sous une des fortifications de la ville détruite pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale.  La découverte d'une petite tablette métallique sur laquelle est inscrit « Trésor d'ambre »... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2009

Sotheby's Auctioning Russian Rarity Discovered in Arizona

Peter the Great: a rare russian award portrait miniature with diamonds, early 18th century. Height 3 1/2 in. 8.9 cm. Est. 80,000 - 120,000 USD. photo Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY (AP).- A miniature portrait of Czar Peter the Great in a diamond-encrusted frame — owned for decades by an Arizona family that didn't realize its historic significance — is going on the auction block. The rare Russian treasure will be offered Monday at Sotheby's. Its presale estimate is $80,000 to $120,000. The estate of the original owner, George Roberts,... [Lire la suite]