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Culture news, 11.02.2002 15:06

The exhibition “Scholarly Whim” has opened in the Hermitage

at the exhibition The exposition shows the largest collection of Russian painting, arts and crafts of 18-19th centuries composed by Nikolay Yusupov – statesman, diplomat, director of the Hermitage and the Armory Museum.

The unique collection of Prince Yusupov, stored in his houses in Moscow and St. Petersburg, counted more than 1000 articles. The exhibition in the Hermitage displays only a small part of it – about 150 articles. The exhibition lasts till May 19.

Photo by N. Polinin, Interpress

News source: Interpress

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