The Polar Star was built in St Petersburg in 1888 and launched in 1891. The imperial yacht served as part of the Guard Equipage. In June 1917, the ship was taken over by the Baltic Fleet. In 1936, aft...
This imperial steam yacht was built in Great Britain and launched in 1874. It served as part of the Guard Equipage. In November 1917, the Tsarevna was interred in port and later broken up for scrap me...
Painter, graphic artist, engraver, illustrator, teacher. Studied at Saratov Religious Academy (1896–1900), under Abram Arkhipov, Konstantin Korovin and Valentin Serov at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture
Painter, graphic artist. Father of artist Oleg Pochtenny (1927–1997), grandfather of artist Xenia Pochtennaya (born 1955). Born in Kharkiv in the family of a cobbler called Pyotr Pochtenny (1895). Graduated from the Kharkov
The museum is located in the former Ladies-in-Waiting Block, originally built in 1854 by Nicolas Benois, one of the members of this remarkable dynasty of architects, painters, sculptors, theatrical designers and musicians. The
Cuban artist. Born in Villa Clara (1954). Graduated from the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) in Havana (1981). Professor of the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) in Havana (1980–90). Fellow of the Académie des Beaux-Arts in
Jesus was invited to have supper at the house of Simon the Pharisee: “And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster box of ointment, and