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Exhibition June 27 − September 30, 2019

English taste of the empress. Tsarskoye Selo Catherine the Great

Tsarskoye Selo State Museum-Preserve presents an exhibition“The English taste of the Empress. Tsarskoye Selo Catherine the Great ".

The exposition dedicated to the 290th anniversary of the birth of Catherine II, located in the Zubovsky wing of the Catherine Palace. Among the rarest exhibits are authentic English prints from the collection of the Tsarskoye Selo museum-reserve and objects from the famous Green Frog Service from the State Hermitage Museum.

During the 34-year rule of Catherine II, the palace and park ensemble reached its highest peak. The Empress spent a lot of time in Tsarskoye Selo, personally participated in all significant architectural projects, and acted not only as a customer, but also as a coauthor.

Based on the materials of the official site State Museum Reserve "Tsarskoye Selo".