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The Hermitage or a “museum” in 1770 according to Catherine the Great

Why did Catherine the Great build the entire complex of the Hermitage ? This question could constitute the main thread in our presentation. Behind the origins of the Hermitage was the initial idea of…

From  Jack Allen on February 18th, 2021 0 likes 56 plays

Views of Versailles, 1660-1760

Virtual library visit for the students of ECS 326 / FRE 326 (Prof. Volker Schröder). Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University. Books featured in this video: - Plans, vues et…

From  Volker Schröder on October 28th, 2020 1 likes 72 plays