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15th-Century Russian Icons from the Intesa Sanpaolo Collection

Nativity. Novgorod, Ca. 1475. Tempera on wood, 58,5 x 43,6 cm. Intesa Sanpaolo Collection, Galeria d'Italia, Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza
23 may 2018—30 july 2018
The exhibition in the Garden Vestibule (Room 29) of the Mikhailovsky Palace will present three Russian icons dating back to the late 15th and early 16th centuries from the Intesa Sanpaolo collection held in the Palazzo Leoni Montanari in Vicenza: First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea (Novgorod, late 15th century), Five Feasts and Saints (Vologda, the late 15th / early 16th century), and Nativity (Novgorod, ca. 1475).

Palazzo Leoni Montanari houses one of the most conspicuous and important collections of Russian sacred art existing beyond the borders of Russia. Its original nucleus consists of a private collection acquired by the Intesa Sanpaolo Group in the mid-nineties, embracing several centuries of Russian religious painting, from the 13th until the early 20th century.

The exhibition is supported by Banca Intesa and Intesa Sanpaolo group.

Five Feasts and Saints. Vologda, Late 15th / early 16th century. Tempera on wood, 109,7 x 81,3 cm. Intesa Sanpaolo Collection, Galeria d'Italia, Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza First Ecumenical Council in Nicaea. Novgorod (?), late 15th century. Tempera on canvas glued on wood panel, 27,8 x 22,6. Intesa Sanpaolo Collection, Galeria d'Italia, Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza

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Anna Akhmatova. To the 130th Anniversary of Birth

Anna Akhmatova. To the 130th Anniversary of Birth

19 june—26 august 2019

An exhibition in the Garden Vestibule of the Mikhailovsky Palace presents ten portraits of poet Anna Akhmatova in painting, graphics, and sculpture, created by the writer’s contemporaries.

Crimea in the Works by A.I.Kuindzhi

Crimea in the Works by A.I.Kuindzhi

22 march—10 june 2019

The exhibition, held in the Garden Vestibule of the Mikhailovsky Palace, contains selected canvases by Kuindzhi dedicated to nature in Crimea.

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