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Hermitage Museum - The Painting Collections


An introduction to the painting collection of the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg.

An introduction to the painting collection of the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg.

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  • Thanks. Everyone for your continuing support, much appreciated. Love to be able to hear from all of you. For those who loves paintings, I have recently released a powerpoint on the greatest English painter JMW Turner on my art webpage. Just search for 'daperro turner' on google will take you there. Jerry.
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  • Great work, I enjoy watching your presentations. Thank your for sharing, Jerry. Regards.
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  • Hello, I was there last year, after visiting the palace I was so exhausted that went out without looking at the great collection

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  • Precioso slidecast, en imágenes y música que las acompañan, excelente trabajo, gracias por compartirlo, un saludo
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  • Excellent work, thanks for sharing, Jerry !
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  • 1. Hermitage Museum The Painting CollectionAll rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective owners. Availablefree for non-commercial and personal use. First created 23 Jul 2012. Version 1.0 - 2 Aug 2012. Jerry Tse. London.
  • 2. The Hermitage Museum was founded in 1764 byCatherine the Great. Many works were originallypart of her collection. Vast sums were spent on thecollection.
  • 3. 15 th CenturyMadonna Litta shows Mary breast feeding a babyJesus whose life depended on his mother. It is themost well-known painting of the museum.
  • 4. 16 th CenturyThere are so few paintings by Giorgione (only 6). Any of his painting isimportant.
  • 5. 16th CenturyLucas Cranach was a German Renaissance painter.He was court painter in Saxony.
  • 6. 16th CenturyEl Greco was a Greek. At the age of 34, he moved toSpain, where he lived and worked until his death.
  • 7. 17 th Century17C Flemish paintings are wellrepresented. In particular, there is aroom filled with giant paintings of theFrans Snyders.
  • 8. 17th Century
  • 9. 17th Century Pieter Brueghel the Younger was the son of the well known Pieter Bruegel the Elder.
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  • 13. 17th CenturyThe is one of the well-known painting in themuseum.
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  • 15. 17th CenturyThe 17th Century Dutch paintingsare well known for its meticulousand realistic still life.
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  • 18. 17th CenturyThe woman on the right appears on many of hispaintings.
  • 19. 17th CenturyDomestic scene were very popular in the 17CDutch painting, replacing the earlier religiousthemes. This reflects the rise of the Dutch middleclass.
  • 20. 17th Century
  • 21. 17th CenturySpanish paintings are represented byworks of Velazquez, El Greco, Murillo etc.
  • 22. 17th Century
  • 23. 17th CenturyMurillo was one of the more colourful painter inSpain.
  • 24. 17th CenturyA favourite subject of Murillo was to paint poorchildren.
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  • 29. 18 th CenturyHuysum was known for his painter of flowers.
  • 30. 18th Century
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  • 32. 18th CenturyBellotto was the nephew of the well-known Canaletto. Bellotto spent his later life in Saxony and Poland.
  • 33. 18th Century
  • 34. 18th CenturyThe in 18C England the portrait market was verylucrative. Gainsborough was one of the mostsuccessful
  • 35. 18th CenturyAn unusual painting by the Reynolds, who wasthe president of the Royal Society of Arts. He wasalso a portrait painter.
  • 36. 18th Century
  • 37. 18th CenturySurprise to find a painting that glorified the enemy,Napoleon in the museum.
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  • 45. 19th CenturyGerome was known for his historicalpainting, Greek mythology andOrientalism.
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  • 47. 19th CenturyThe museum has a large collection ofImpressionist paintings.
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  • 51. 20 th CenturyGauguin is known for his paintings of Tahiti. Hehad many romantic encounters with the native girlsand had several children by his mistress.
  • 52. 20th CenturyAn early work by Picasso.
  • 53. 20th Century
  • 54. The EndAll rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective owners. Music – Our Love Never Die by ErnestoAvailable free for non-commercial and personal use. Cortazar .