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Events, October 14, 2003 - January 25, 2004

State Hermitage Museum: "Stroganoff Collections"

The exhibition tells the remarkable story of the rise and fall of one of the most celebrated noble families in Russia: the Stroganoffs. The history of the Stroganoff collection is the history of a family, covering hundreds of years, with predilections and passions, for private enjoyment and for education and diversion. There are masterpieces by Rembrandt, Botticelli, Giodano, Poussin and Watteeau, collections of icons, malachite vases, snuffboxes, superb furniture and works from classical antiquity and China.

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