Images - Peter the Great, an Inspired Tsar

1. Treasure box from the collection of Albert Seba
Ceylon (Portugese colony),17th century
Ivory, wood; silver, carved, chased. 20.5 x 15 x 14.5 cm
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2. Portrait of Admiral Ivan Mikhaylovich Golovin
Alexey Zubov, c. 1720
Etching, line engraving, stipple engraving on paper. 51 x 65 cm
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3. Print of Peter’s hand
Lipetsk, Factory of the Brothers Milovanov, 1850-1900
Cast bronze. 64 x 24 x 9 cm
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4. Carriage
Nicolas Pineau, G. Michel, Louis Caravaque and V. Belen, 1724 (?)
Wood, iron, leather, copper, zinc, velvet; gilded, painted, carved. 160 x 150 x 340 cm
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5. Bust portrait of Peter
Bartolomeo Rastrelli, 1723-29
Bronze; cast, chased, engraved. 102 x 90 x 40 cm
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6. Death mask of Peter. After 1725
St Petersburg, from the original by Bartolomeo Rastrelli, after 1725
Bronze-tinted plaster. Case 34.5 x 29 x 33 cm
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7. Cup set with gems
Ottomar Elliger III, 1728-35
Paper, watercolour, ink, pen; gilding. 43.5 x 28.2 cm
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8. Bust portrait of Prince Alexander Daniilovich Menshikov
Bartolomeo Rastrelli, 1716
Bronze; cast, chased. 122.5 x 96 x 44 cm
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9. Trepanning drill
Western Europe, 1690-1720
Brass, steel, wood; gilding. 25 x 6.5 x 5 cm
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10. Hat from a sailor costume worn by Peter
Russia, Russian and Dutch tailors, 1690-1725
Woollen thread, velvet, silk; knitted. H hat 24 cm; Ø brim 35 cm
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11. Peter’s formal wear
Berlin, 1720-30
Kaftan: cloth, baiberek (silk brocade), gilded thread, wood. L 116; justacorps: linen, taffeta, gilded thread, wood. L 96; trousers: cloth, satin, baiberek, gilded thread, wood. L 76 cm
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12. Bullet extractor
Western Europe, 1690-1720
Steel, brass. L 21 cm
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13. Peter’s travelling medicine chest
Augsburg, Tobias Lenghardt and Hans Georg I Brenner, 1613–15
Wood, copper, steel, silver, glass, silk, velvet, braid; oil paint on copper, ebony veneer, gilding. 39.5 x 41 x 32.5 cm
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14. Armillary sphere, showing the solar system according to geocentric theories
Antwerp (?), workshop of Michel Coignet (?), 1700-10
Brass; engraving. Ø 40.4, h 78 cm
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15. Axe
Western Europe (?), 1700-20
Steel, wood. 38 x 12 cm

Wooden body of a plane
Western Europe, 1690-1720
Wood. 9.5 x 4.3 cm
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16. Portrait of Tsarevich Alexey Petrovich, Peter’s son
Russia, unidentified artist, 1800-50
Oil on canvas. 84 x 70 cm
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17. Portrait of Evdokia Lopukhina, Peter’s first wife
Russia, unidentified artist, 1790-1810
Oil on canvas. 66 x 56 cm
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18. Wooden bought with carving depicting a hand clasping a snake
Unknown site, 1700-50
Carved wood. 60.5 x 22.5 x 10 cm
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19. Jewel box
Danzig, 1680-1700 (?)
Amber, metal, foil; carved. 14.4 x 11.4 x 13 cm
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20. Model of the Tsar Peter House in Zaandam
Netherlands, unidentified craftsman, 1800-15
Wood, metal. 39.4 x 65.9 x 29.7 cm
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21. David’s Farewell to Jonathan
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, 1642
Oil on panel (cradles). 73 x 61.5 cm
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22. Entombment of Christ
Garofalo (Benvenuto Tisi), 1520-30
Oil on canvas (transferred from panel). 53 x 75 cm
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23. Monstrance
Estonia, Reval, Hans Riesenberg, 1474
Silver, gold, gold; cast, chased, engraved, gilded. H 112 cm
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24. Peter I during a conversation in the Netherlands.
Northern Netherlands, unidentified artist, 1697-1700 (?)
Oil on canvas. 37 x 51 cm
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25. View of Peter’s Winter Palace
Venice, unidentified artist, after E.P Vinogradov / M. Makhaev, c. 1750
Oil on canvas. 71 x 120
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26. Portrait of Empress Catherine I
Carel II de Moor, 1717
Oil on canvas. 81 x 64 cm
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27. Portrait of Peter the Great on his deathbed
Louis Caravaque, 1725
Oil on canvas. 77 x 64 cm
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28. Portrait of Empress Catherine I
Jean-Marc Nattier, 1717
Oil on canvas. 142.5 х 110 cm
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29. Portrait of Peter the Great
Russia, unidentified artist, after Jean-Marc Nattier, after 1717
Oil on canvas. 142.5 х 110 cm
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30. Portrait of Peter the Great
Pieter van der Werff, 1697-1700
Oil on canvas. 56 х 49.5 cm
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31. Portrait of Admiral Cornelis Cruys
Russia (?), unidentified artist, after Dutch example, 1700-30
Oil on canvas. 83 х 69 cm
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32. Medal Commemorating the Meeting of Peter I and William III in Utrecht
Northern Netherlands, Jan Smeltzing and Nicolas Chevalier, 1697
Chased silver. Ø 39 mm
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33. Trophies from the taking of Narva
Cuirass breastplate
Sweden, 1650-1700
Steel; wrought. H 55 cm

Cabasset or ‘Spanish helmet’
Western Europe, 1650-1700
Steel; wrought, chased. H 19 cm
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34. Kris (dagger) in a scabbard
Indonesia, 17th century
Steel, gold, silver, wood. L 52 cm
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35. Tapestry from the series Scenes from the New Testament: The Miraculous Draught of Fishes
Gobelins Manufactory, haute-lisse workshop of Jean Lefèvre-fils, from cartoons by Jean Jouvenet
1713–17
Wool, silk. 504 x 743 cm
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36. Belt plaque: Battle between a wolf and a snake
Siberia, 4th-2nd century BC
Chased gold, turquoise, glass; moulded on a relief matrix. 14 x 8.5 cm
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37. Belt plaque: battle between a monster and a horse
Siberia, 4th-3rd century BC
Chased gold. 12.3 x 8.2 cm
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38. Garden and palace at Strelna. General plan
Jean-Baptiste Alexandre Le Blond, 1717
Pen, ink, ink wash, watercolour. 170 x 119 cm
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39. Panorama of Amsterdam
Unidentified draughtsman (formerly attributed to Jan van Kessel, 167[6?]
Pen, ink, watercolour, gouache. 41.5 x 205.5 cm
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40.The Judgment of Paris. Cameo
Italy, 1550-1600
Chalcedony-onyx, gold. 3 x 3.6 cm
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41. Flintlock hunting rifle
Moscow, Armoury. 1670-80
Steel, wood, bone, mother-of-pearl, wrought, cast, carved, chased, incrusted, engraved, gilded. Overall l 129, l of barrel 93.5 cm; calibre 9 mm
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42. Wet Dry Anatomical Preparation: Child's Hand
Northern Netherlands, Frederik Ruysch (1638–1731). 1700–17. Glass, vaseline, paint, spirit, child's right hand, cotton lace, prepared, with arterial injection; jar 5.8, h 14 cm.
Provenance: Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkammer), Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg
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43. Spirit Anatomical Preparation: Child's Head
Northern Netherlands, Frederik Ruysch (1638–1731). 1700–17. Glass, vaseline, paint, spirit, child's head, prepared, with arterial injection; jar 13, h 15 cm.
Provenance: Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkammer), Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg
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These works of art can be seen at the exhibition Peter the Great, an inspired tsar from 9 March 2013 until 13 September 2013 at the Hermitage Amsterdam. The visual material may only be published free of copyright for the purposes of this exhibition with the following creditline: 'State Hermitage Museum St Petersburg'. The captions above must be used in combination with the images.

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