The Romanov Tsars Treasure

Masterpieces from the Eremitage St. Petersburg

The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg assembles the treasures of the Romanov Tsar dynasty existing under one umbrella. Tsar Peter I. the Great was a passionate collector. Under his reign, the collection and preservation of art became as important as the solution of political, economic or military matters. On his travels abroad, he acquired a rich collection of art objects and artifacts, at home he engaged famous builders, architects, painters and engravers. Later heirs to the throne, such as Catherine II. the Great or Tsarina Elisabeth, continued this tradition through the acquisition of large collections of porcelain and tapestry.
The exhibition presented approximately 250 exhibits from the State Hermitage, among them jewelry, paintings, furniture and splendid dresses from the former possessions of the Romanov Tsar dynasty who ruled Russia for over 300 years.

The exhibition is no longer available.

Exhibition venues since 1994:
Historisches Museum der Pfalz, Speyer, Germany

Visitors: 316 000

Anfang 17. Jahrhundert, Rußland, Moskau, Werkstätten der Rüstkammer des Moskauer Kreml
© Staatliche Eremitage St. Petersburg, G. P. Skatschkowa und S. W. Sujetowa

Um 1740, Rußland, St. Petersburg, Meister J. Pauzié
© Staatliche Eremitage St. Petersburg, L. G. Cheifez

1772, England, London, Meister James Cox
© Staatliche Eremitage St. Petersburg, L. G. Cheifez

1775, Deutschland, Berliner Porzellanmanufaktur
© Staatliche Eremitage St. Petersburg, G. P. Skatschkowa und S. W. Sujetowa

1777, Alexander Roslin (1718-1793)
© Staatliche Eremitage St. Petersburg, G. P. Skatschkowa und S. W. Sujetowa

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