Peter the Great: an inspired Tsar exhibition

Exhibitions / Amsterdam
09 March 2013 - 13 September 2013, 9am - 5pm

The Hermitage Museum, Amstel 51,
€: 15, free under age 17

The Hermitage Amsterdam will feature a major exhibition, spanning seven months, on the unconventional and innovative Russian Tsar Peter the Great (1672-1725) with many paintings and artefacts from the collection of the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.

Greatly responsible for modernising Russia, Peter the Great even used Amsterdam’s canal ring as inspiration for the foundation of St. Petersburg!

"Portrait of Peter the Great Russia," unidentified artist, after Jean-Marc Nattier, after 1717, Oil on canvas. 142.5 х 110 cm © State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

2013 not only marks an exciting 400 years of Amsterdam’s famous canal ring but also a special relationship between the Netherlands and Russia. The two countries have been major trading partners since the Dutch Golden Age.

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