13 December 2014

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Vladimir Putin Presents Faberge Egg Worth £9m To The Hermitage

President Vladimir Putin has had the honour of presenting a £9m Fabergé egg to the Hermitage Museum in celebration of their 250th birthday. The Russian President attended a party on Monday with the gift that originally belonged to Catherine the Great’s art collection. The egg which also houses a clock was created for the 25th […]

8 January 2013

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Masterpieces Sold To Hermitage Return To Britain For Exhibition

Masterpieces by Rembrandt, Poussin and Velazquez are among a collection of over 40 works from the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg which will travel to Britain for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition at one of this country’s finest historic houses, Houghton in Norfolk. The exhibition, HOUGHTON REVISITED: The Walpole Masterpieces from Catherine the Great’s Hermitage will go […]