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Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna

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  • Lukoil Oil Refinery
Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna
20 december 2007—20 february 2008
The exhibition timed to the bicentenary of Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna (1806 - 1873), wife of Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich, younger son of Paul I, proprietress of the Mikhailovsky Palace, joins in the memorial space of the palace rooms documents and artworks, connected with this remarkable woman. Elena Pavlovna was the contemporary of the prominent men of letters, artists, musicians, academic politicians, which portraits are introduced at the exhibition. The exhibition presents the artworks from the Collection of the Russian Museum: views of the Mikhailovsky Palace, depictions of the members of the family of Elena Pavlovna, portraits of the historical figures from the nearest midst of the Grand Duchess. In the context of her biography they became not only the artworks, but also the historical documents. Part of miniature portraits of Elena Pavlovna from the Russian Museum Fund are presented for the first time. The exhibition comprises the exhibits from the collection of the State Archive of the Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg State Theater of Dramatic and Musical Art and Saint Petersburg State Mining Institute. The multimedia film 'Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna. The Portrait on the Background of the Epoch' was created for the exhibition. The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue in Russian. The exhibition was financially supported by Lukoil Oil Refinery.

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The Flowers & Still Lifes of Alexander Benois Stetto

The Flowers & Still Lifes of Alexander Benois Stetto

6 june 2014—22 june 2014

The name of Alexander Benois di Stetto (1896-1979), a member of the famous artistic dynasty of Benois - Serebryakov - Lanceray, was not widely known among the general public until quite recently. Eight years ago the Russian Museum initiated the Alexander Benois di Stetto: Return to Russia exhibition project, which contributed to the remembrance of this spectacular representative of Benois family and his impact to Russian and European art and culture at the turn of the 20th century.

Karl Brullov from the Private Collections of Moscow and St. Petersburg

Karl Brullov from the Private Collections of Moscow and St. Petersburg

28 august 2013—31 march 2014

The exhibition presents the 10 authentic works by famous Russian artist Karl Brullov (1799-1852) that are stored in private collections of Russia.

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