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S. E. YAKOVLEVA (1910 - 1993). PORCELAIN

3 december 2009—30 march 2010
The exhibition is dedicated to the 100th jubilee of the painter, who was one of the creators of the well-known "Cobalt Net" paintings. Now it is the visiting card of the Leningrad porcelain factory. Alongside 100 works of porcelain from the Russian Museum collection (55 of them were specially presented by the Emperor Porcelain Factory) at the exhibition there are shown photos and porcelain works from the painter's family collection. "The Lotus" (1937) and "The Straight" (194-1941) sets for mass production were also created by Serafima Yakovleva. The form "Tulip", that was worked out in 1936, became popular for many decades with the "Cobalt net" painting (author - A. A. Yazkevich, 1946). After the Great Patriotic War Serafima Yakovleva was engaged in working out of the new forms of the sets ("Repka", 1947-1948; "Springtime", 1949; "Oriental", 1956; "Classical", 1968), sets for water and toilet sets, particular items (vases, glasses, goblets, bowls, carafes, plates, shtoffes, ornamental flowerpots). Yakovleva created the first so called "Chinese" vases in the history of the Russian porcelain, that were worked out on the base of the Old Chinese examples from the Hermitage collection. Porcelain factories make these vases with the paintings of different painters till now.
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The St. Petersburg Governorate in photographs from the 1860‒1910s from the collection of the Russian Museum

The St. Petersburg Governorate in photographs from the 1860‒1910s from the collection of the Russian Museum

30 may—26 august 2019

From the series “Traveling around Russian Empire”. The exhibition presents the image of St. Petersburg Governorate in professional and amateur photographs, as well as postcards depicting the man-made and natural sights of the area, the local population and the events of everyday life.

Solomon Yudovin. Siege Graphics from the Russian Museum Collection and Collection of Evgeny Gerasimov

Solomon Yudovin. Siege Graphics from the Russian Museum Collection and Collection of Evgeny Gerasimov

24 january—13 may 2019

The exhibition is timed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad. The artist witnessed and experienced the siege, one of the most tragic events of the Second World War, firsthand.

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