Art Collectors of Russia: The Private Treasures Revealed
With the fall of Tsarism in 1917, all the assets and possessions of the royal family and the aristocracy were confiscated. Many were displayed in public museums. The revolution made it illegal for anyone other than members of the Communist Party to possess works of art or antiquities.
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