The exhibition showcases the art collection of the Emperor.
The Russian Museum has opened an exhibition titled ‘Alexander the Third. Emperor and Art Collector’ in St. Michael’s Castle. The exhibition is part of The Romanovs Saga project and marks the 125th anniversary of the museum and the 175th anniversary of Alexander the Third, who was its founder.
He started collecting art objects – paintings, sculptures and vases before becoming the Emperor. The exhibition tells about Alexander himself and showcases his full collection, some 300 pictures, sculptures and decorative objects from different museums and archives as well as from private collections.
The exhibition will be open till May 10.
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