On 29-30 October were held the annual readings commemorating the outstanding scholar Vladimir Frantsevich Levinson-Lessing, who worked at the Hermitage for half a century.Participants were welcomed by Mikhail B. Piotrovsky, Director of the State Hermitage Museum.The Hermitage Departments of West European Art, Ancient World, Orient, Examination and Education, and the Russian Institute of History of Art (St. Petersburg) took part in the event.
Presentations dealt with the contribution made by V.F. Levinson-Lessing to the preservation of monuments of culture, and with the achievement of his contemporaries and elder generation of art historians. Participants focused on various problems in the history of world art.
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Culture news archive for 03 November' 2003.
Culture news archive for November' 2003.
Culture news archive for 2003 year.