Collectors in St Petersburg


Peter the Great called his city "the window on Europe". Until the 1917 Revolution St. Petersburg was one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe. In the 19th century the city expanded rapidly as a result of industrialisation and growing prosperity. The arts flourished: art dealers did good business and more and more rich inhabitants of the city put together large collections. This exhibition introduces four of these collectors, each with their own preference for a particular school, country or period. They collected 'old masters', paintings from the 16th to the 18th century, or concentrated on contemporary art from the mid-19th century.

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Daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed on 27 April (Kingsday)
Open on Christmas Day (25-12) &
1 January 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

The Hermitage Amsterdam is located on Amstel 51, Amsterdam

Photo Roy Beusker Fotografie

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