Russia!: the majesty of the Tsars : treasures from the Kremlin Museum
Guggenheim Museum, 2005 - Art - 97 pages
The Majesty of the Tsars: Treasures from the Kremlinis the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum's companion exhibition to the major show Russia!at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. This dazzling exhibition focuses on Russia in the 16th and 17th centuries, when the Russian Tsars still resided in Moscow and before the founding of St. Petersburg in the 18th century. It is divided into four sections: "The Royal Family," "The Royal Hunt and Warfare," "The Royal Feast," and "Power and Faith." The show will present rare and beautiful jewelry worn by Tsars, Tsarina's and Patriarchs, elaborate adornments for horses, a small but impressive selection of arms and armor, and iconostasis from the Annunciation Cathedral, the remarkable and highest quality silver serving pieces given to the Tsars by foreign dignitaries, Russian golden tableware and a small selection of portraits. Taken together, these fine and masterful objects will bring the spectacular world of imperial Russia to life.The Majesty of the Tsarsincludes a chronology of the imperial lineage during this period; an essay by Kremlin Curator Irina Bogronovnitskaya; individual entries by other Kremlin curators on the works; and an introduction to of each theme.
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THE TSAR AND HIS FAMILY
WAR AND THE HUNT
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17th century Gold 17th century Silver ALEXEEVICH Alexei Mikhailovich Augsburg banquet caliber canvas Cap of Monomachus ceremonial coronation court crown Curator damask decorated Director dishes dynasty enamel Diam exhibition FALSE DMITRY Fedor FLINTLOCK Germany gesso Godunov gold Diam gold H gold thread Golden Horde Grand Prince Guggenheim Hermitage Museum Guggenheim Museum hunt Irina Bobrovnitskaya Ivan Kalita Ivan the Terrible IVANOVICH Kremlin Museum Kremlin State Museum-Preserve Late 17th century leather magnificent Majesty Metropolitan monasteries Mongols Moscow 1560s Gold Moscow Kremlin MOSCOW PRINCES Muscovy Museum-Preserve of History niello niello H Old Rus Palace of Facets Patriarch pearls Peter PLAQUE precious stones Prince Ivan Prince of Muscovy regalia ROMANOV royal feast rulers Rurik Rurik dynasty Russian Church Russian Orthodox Church Russian tsar scepter Second half silk Silver and gold sixteenth Solomon Solvychegodsk sovereign steel taffeta tempera textile throne treasures TSAR MIKHAIL FEDOROVICH tsar's tsarevich TSARINA turquoise Vegas Vladimir wood