Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Moscow Icon House Marks 400th Anniversary of Romanovs Dynasty
1.01.2013 09:17
Moscow Icon House Marks 400th Anniversary of Romanovs Dynasty

Exhibitions dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the Romanovs’ dynasty have been opened in the Icon House in Spiridonovka Street, Moscow. 

      The exhibition The Romanovs. Fall of Dynasty presents personal belongings, works of art, and archival documents of the members of the imperial family. 

      The life of the Romanovs is recreated at the exhibition by means of unique exhibits:  the throne and cane of Cesarevitch Alexey Nikolaevich, the last All-Russian emperor’s and empress’ lifetime portraits painted by court artist Alexander Makovsky, and the like.  Until the end of 2011 these portraits were kept in Sweden, in the house of the maid of honor of grand duchess Olga. 

      
Visitors of the exhibition can also see toys of the children of Tsar Nicholas II, and jewelries that one of the court ladies took out from the Winter Palace in a pillowcase of grand duchess Maria Nikolaevna. In a show-window under glass there is Grigory Rasputin's letter.

      Another exhibition opened also in the icon House is The Russian Modernist Style recreating the epoch in which the family of Nicholas II used to live. The exposition has included art works by M. Vrubel, M. Nesterov, V. Vasnetsov, V. Kotarbinsky, I.Bilibin, P. Corin and other great masters of the era of the Russian art nouveau. Besides, the exposition has included works of iconography, jewelry art, sculpture, interior decorations, suits, archival documents, works by suppliers of the imperial court and glorified masters of gold and silver business K.Konov, D. Smirnov, S. Zharov and others.

      For the unique exposition The Icon House has completely reconstructed its showrooms, i.e. nearly 1 000 square meters. The exhibitions will take place in the museum halls till December, 2013.



Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: The Romanovs Grigory Rasputin Exhibitions in Moscow   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Archeology  Russian souvenirs  Ust-Ilimsk  Platonov Art Festival   Anzhi  Moscow  Archstoyanie Festival  GDP  music  Pussy Riot  Nicholai Roerich  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian designers  Sochi  Mikhail Svetin  Resources  Republic of Tatarstan  Russian startups  open-air cinema  Society Television  Russian Cinema  Nizhny Novgorod Region  Mikhail Khodorkovsky  Russian scientists  Russian   internet access  Exhibitions in Moscow  Penza  Aeroexpress  Russian economy  Chukotka  Pet Shop Boys  EU sanctions  Yakutsk  Russian fashion  Joseph Stalin  Russian business  Kari  Russian science  Illarion Golitsyn  Seafarers  Sochi Olympic Games 2014  2014 Winter Olympics  Russian Internet  Archeopark  VTB  fashion designer  Russian tourism  Satellites Killer  St. Petersburg 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites