Friends' Events

17 December: reception and book launch at the Residence of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation


17 December 2019

Residence of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation, London

This year's reception hosted by the ambassador celebrates the publication of The Splendor of St Petersburg. Art & Life in Late Imperial Palaces of Russia, by Thierry Morel and Elizaveta Renne.

Elizaveta Renne is curator of British and Scandinavian painting at the Hermitage. Her catalogue of British pictures was published by Yale University Press with the support of the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in 2011. Thierry Morel is Director of the Hermitage Museum Foundation in the US.