Hermitage Museum - The Painting Collections


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

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Hermitage Museum - The Painting Collections

  1. 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. 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. 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. 4. 16 th CenturyThere are so few paintings by Giorgione (only 6). Any of his painting isimportant.
  5. 5. 16th CenturyLucas Cranach was a German Renaissance painter.He was court painter in Saxony.
  6. 6. 16th CenturyEl Greco was a Greek. At the age of 34, he moved toSpain, where he lived and worked until his death.
  7. 7. 17 th Century17C Flemish paintings are wellrepresented. In particular, there is aroom filled with giant paintings of theFrans Snyders.
  8. 8. 17th Century
  9. 9. 17th Century Pieter Brueghel the Younger was the son of the well known Pieter Bruegel the Elder.
  10. 10. 17th Century
  11. 11. 17ththCentury 17 Century
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  13. 13. 17th CenturyThe is one of the well-known painting in themuseum.
  14. 14. 17th Century
  15. 15. 17th CenturyThe 17th Century Dutch paintingsare well known for its meticulousand realistic still life.
  16. 16. 17th Century
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  18. 18. 17th CenturyThe woman on the right appears on many of hispaintings.
  19. 19. 17th CenturyDomestic scene were very popular in the 17CDutch painting, replacing the earlier religiousthemes. This reflects the rise of the Dutch middleclass.
  20. 20. 17th Century
  21. 21. 17th CenturySpanish paintings are represented byworks of Velazquez, El Greco, Murillo etc.
  22. 22. 17th Century
  23. 23. 17th CenturyMurillo was one of the more colourful painter inSpain.
  24. 24. 17th CenturyA favourite subject of Murillo was to paint poorchildren.
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  29. 29. 18 th CenturyHuysum was known for his painter of flowers.
  30. 30. 18th Century
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  32. 32. 18th CenturyBellotto was the nephew of the well-known Canaletto. Bellotto spent his later life in Saxony and Poland.
  33. 33. 18th Century
  34. 34. 18th CenturyThe in 18C England the portrait market was verylucrative. Gainsborough was one of the mostsuccessful
  35. 35. 18th CenturyAn unusual painting by the Reynolds, who wasthe president of the Royal Society of Arts. He wasalso a portrait painter.
  36. 36. 18th Century
  37. 37. 18th CenturySurprise to find a painting that glorified the enemy,Napoleon in the museum.
  38. 38. 19 th Century
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  45. 45. 19th CenturyGerome was known for his historicalpainting, Greek mythology andOrientalism.
  46. 46. 19th Century
  47. 47. 19th CenturyThe museum has a large collection ofImpressionist paintings.
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  51. 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. 52. 20th CenturyAn early work by Picasso.
  53. 53. 20th Century
  54. 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 .