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

Merchant Portrait of 18th - 20th Centuries Displayed in Moscow
26.12.2013 13:52
Merchant Portrait of 18th - 20th Centuries Displayed in Moscow

An exhibition of merchant portraits of the 18th-early 20th centuries has been opened in the State History Museum in Moscow.

      The exhibition presents portraits of merchants of the 18th - early 20th centuries. Most of these portraits were ordered and made for patrimonial portrait galleries. The exposition also includes merchants’ daguerreotypes, photos and collection items. The visitors will have a chance not only to track the evolution of the genre from “merchant” portrait to the portrait of a merchant, from the costume and object depiction to a psychological portrait, but also to plunge into the atmosphere of merchant life. Russian costumes of that time, books, manuscripts, ornaments, and engravings will be demonstrated to public. Altogether more than a hundred portraits and about a hundred collection objects are exhibited.

      The exhibition will run till March 31, 2014.




Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Exhibitions in Moscow the History Museum Merchants   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Perm  Kremlin Armory   Kemerovo Region  St. Petersburg  International Film Festivals  Russian Film Festival in France  Russian tourism  Bobsleigh  Arctic Ocean  Exhibitions in Moscow  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  International space station  Yotaphone  Russian Cinema  Saint Petersburg Metro  Ramadan  Film Festivals  Monuments in Moscow  Russian business  Festivals in Sochi  Chocolate museum  Tower House  gambling zones  Voronezh   Russia-Libya  Ryazan  Irkutsk Region  Siberia  sport in Russia  Nicholas Roerich  Concerts in Saint Petersburg  Kandalaksha  StartTrack  Russian science  contemporary art  Russian economy  Moscow actions  Tragedy  Moscow hotels  Leonid Zorin  FIFA World Cup   Russian navy  Yury Tolstoy  Yuri Gagarin  tourism  Russian scientists  Moscow  business  anniversary  Resources 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites