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DATE FOR THE DIARY
 

RUBENS AND HIS LEGACY
Private curator led tour

Friday, 30th January 2015 : 8.30 a.m.

The Royal Academy

Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD
 
 

Rubens and His Legacy will bring together masterpieces produced during his lifetime, as well as major works by great artists who were influenced by him in the generations that followed - Picaso, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Delacroix, Constable and Gainsborough.   The exhibition examines Rubens through the lens of six themes - power, lust, compassion, elegance, poetry and voilence.

The Hermitage Museum has loaned three paintings to this exhibition, including the one illustrated here.  Come and enjoy this private tour and see the exhibition without the crowds.

 

 
 
 
HERMITAGE REVEALED : DVD NOW AVAILABLE
 

 
If you missed seeing this amazing film about the Hermitage Museum at your local cinema you can now purchase the DVD,  The film was produced to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the museum and is a must for all fans of art, architecture and the culture and history of Russia.  The Director, Professor Mikhail Piotrovsky, and the curators guide us through the Museum showing us the exquisite treasures of the Hermitage, from prehistoric artefacts to Matisse. 
 
To purchase the DVD follow the link