At the Russian Court - Images

1.St.-Petersburg, masquerade costume of Grand Duchess Ksenia Aleksandrovna-‘Boyarina’, 1903, patterned silk dress with bands of gold brocade, embroidered with silver cord and artificial pearls; shoulder panels of brocade with embroidery and artificial pearls.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

2.Paris, Charles Worth’s firm, dress of Maria Fyodorovna, 1880-1890, satin, silk

3.Unknown atelier, Ceremonial dress of the Dowager Tsarina Maria Fyodorovna, widow of Paul I Maria Fyodorovna, zijde / silk, 1820-1830

4.St.-Petersburg, Studio of Izambard Chanceau, embroidery studio of A. Laman, Ceremonial court dress of Tsarina Maria Feodorovna, velvet, satin, gold embroidery, 1880-1890.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

5.St.-Petersburg, Studio of A.T. Ivanova, Masquerade dress of a Princess Yupusova in style of the Enlightenment, 1890-1900, velvet, gold cord, passementerie.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

6.St.-Petersburg, Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna's Masquerade Dress of tsarina Maria Iljinitsjna , 1903, gold brocade, silver thread, sequins, artificial pearls, rhinestones, glass; gold brocade crown, decorated with artificial pearls; chamois shoes with brocade , silver thread, sequins, glass.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

7.Russia, Officer’s dolman [hussar’s jacket] for children with a sabrtache of the Hussar Regiment of the Life Guards, 1829-1855 (jacket), 1802-1825 (sabrtache), wool, silk, leather

8.(from left to right) Masquerade Costume of Dmitry Borisovich Golitsyn, 1903, velvet kaftan embroidered with a two-headed eagle in gold and edged with fur; morocco boots with openwork metal fittings; boots to the costume.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

9.(from left to right) Masquerade Costume of Dmitry Borisovich Golitsyn, 1903, Velvet kaftan embroidered with a two-headed eagle in gold and edged with fur; morocco boots with openwork metal fittings; Masquerade Costume of Grand Duchess Maria Georgievna, as Peasant Woman of the Town of Torzhok: Satin Sarafan with Silver Braid and Embroidered with Silver Cord; Shirt Embroidered with Artificial Pearls at the Neck and Wrists; Velvet Waistcoat with Embroidery and Gilded Braid.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

10.Russia, dressing gown and slippers, silk, brocatelle, leather, down, negentiende eeuw / 19th century

11.Russia, Priest’s vestments with accessories, 1900-1910, brocade, gold thread

12.Firm P.A. Ovtsjinnikov, manufactured by V.V. Vasiljev, Icon of Saint-Alexander Nevski, Saint-Titus the miracle worker and Saint-Policarpus the martyr , 1879, oil on wood, silver, enamel, diamonds, pearls, gold leaf, 128 x 85

13.Laurits Tuxen, Wedding of Nicholas II and Grand Princess Alexandra Fyodorovna at the Grand Church of the Winterpalace, 1895, oil on canvas, 65,5 x 87,5

14.Adolphe Ladurner, View of the White Hall or Emblem Hall in the Winter Palace, 1838, oil on canvas

15.Luigi Premazzi, Hall of Dutch and Flemish Masters, 1858, watercolour, whitewash

16.Mihály Zichy, State Banquet in the Concert Hall in honour of a visit by Wilhelm I, 1873, watercolour, pencil

17.Mihály Zichy, Ball in the Concert Hall in the Winter Palace during a state visit by Nasr ed-Din, Shah of Persia, May 1873, 1874, paper, gouache, pencil, whitewash

18.St.-Petersburg, Studio of K.E. von Hahn, Speech from the Throne by Nicholas II, 1906, photograph

19.Charles Claude Bachelier, Panorama of St. Petersburg, c. 1850, lithograph, watercolour, varnish, 46 x 320

20.Ch. Mayer, Russian throne with double-headed eagle and footstool, 1797, gilded wood carving, velvet 183 x 87 x 104

21.Firm of A.M. Schröder, , Ernst Liphart (paintwork), S. Volkovysski (carving) K.A. Berto (gilding), 1898, Grand piano, wood, gilded bronze, 100 x 277 x 156

22.Peterhof, Kolyvan Grinding Factory, jasper vase , brons, porphyry, early 19th century / 1890-1900, 52 x 40,5

23.China, Posy holder, 1890-1900, silver filigree

24.Monogram of Alexandra Feodorovna in the shape of the letter A, 1825-1855, gold, silver, diamonds.

25.(clockwise) firm of Carl Fabergé St Petersburg, craftsman E. A. Kolin, Cup, 1880s, agate, silver, almandines; chased, gilded, 6 x 11,7 x 6,2 ; Western Europe, flower brooch, end of the nineteenth century, gold, agate, diamonds, silver, diameter 8; Firm of Carl Fabergé, St Petersburg, craftsman Mikhail Perkhin, buckle brooch, early twentieth century, gold, rose-faceted diamonds, pearls, enamel, 7,2 x 3,5.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

26.(from left to right) St. Petersburg, medallion in the form of a star, c. 1825, gold, silver, diamonds, enamel, glass, hair, diameter 4,8; St. Petersburg, Craftsman Pierre Etienne Theremin, snuffbox with the monogram of Grand Duke Alexander Pavlovich, 1800, gold, enamel, diamonds, silver; chased, guilloche, 1,2 x 9 x 5,5; St. Petersburg, signet-ring with a portrait of Alexander I, 1825-1826, inscription around the portrait: our angel in the heavens, with the date 19 november 1825, gold, enamel; polished painted, diameter 2,6; St. Petersburg, commemorative signet-ring, 1820s, gold, enamel, glass; chased, polished, diameter 2,6; Moscow, craftsman Fredrik Achates Fresen, signet-ring, 1842, gold, enamel; chased, engraved, diameter 2,9; St. Petersburg, signet-ring with the monogram of Alexander I, early nineteenth century, gold, silver, diamonds, enamel; chased, polished, 2,2 x 3,5.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

27.St. Petersburg, craftsman Jean François Xavier Boudde, Snuffbox with a portrait of Grand Duke Pavel Petrovich, c. 1780, gold, enamel, diamonds, silver; chased, guilloche, 1,2 x 9 x 5,5; Geneva, snuffbox with a portrait of Alexander I, 1870-80, gold, miniature; chased, polished, painted, 2,1 x 8,8 x 5,9.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

28.Anonymous, Portrait of Tsar Alexander III, oil on canvas, 1895-1900

29.Narkiz Bunin, Sentry of the Life Guards Regiment, 1889, oil on canvas

30.Ilja Repin, Portrait of Tsar Nicholas II, 1895, oil on canvas, 297 x 177

31.Nicolaas Pieneman, Portrait of King Willem II, 1849, oil on canvas, 286 x 200

32.Dispatch for the preparation of State Documents, Sheets from the album of the Ball at the Winter Palace in February 1903, 21 heliogravures and 174 photo types, 1904 His Imperial Highness Tsar Nicholas Alexandrovich as Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich (17th century)

33.M.V. Roendaltsov, Portrait of Alexei Nikolaevich with portraits/sketches of his sisters, 1911, Dry needle, 46.5 x 33.8

34.(clockwise) White Satin Half-boots of Empress Maria Fyodorovna, 1880s, with Bows, on French Heels; Paris, Pale Lilac Satin Shoes with Bows, 1890s–1900s, Embroidered with Silver Beads, on French Heels; Pale Pink Satin Shoes of Empress Maria Fyodorovna, 1870s, with Valenciennes Lace, on French Heels; Pink Rep Shoes of Empress Maria Fyodorovna, 1870s, with Valenciennes Lace, on French Heels; Provenance: after 1917, from the Anichkov Palace, White Satin Half-boots of Empress Maria Fyodorovna, on French Heels, 1880s .

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

35.1880’s, shoes, in different colours, of Empress Maria Fyodorovna, on French heels.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

36.Malta, Star of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, Early twentieth century Silver, enamel, stamped. 4.9 x 4.9; Rome, Tanfani & Bertarelli, Maltese Cross, Early twentieth century, Silver, enamel, textile; stamped, engraved, chased, enamelled. 13.7 x 4.8.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

37.Russia, Star of the Order of St Andrew the First-called, Mid-nineteenth century, Gold, enamel, stamped, engraved, enamelled, enamel painting, 8.2 x 8.3; Russia, Insignia of the order of St Andrew the First-called, 1861, Gold, enamel, cast, chased, engraved, enamelled, enamel painting. 63 x 81.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

38.Ivan Kramskoy, Fan from the possessions of Maria Feodorovna with portraits of Alexander III and their children Nikolai, Georgi, Ksenia, Mikhail and Olga, 1886, wood, 26,1

39.Paris, Firm of J. Sommer, Pipe in the shape of a black man’s head, with mouthpiece, in a case, c. 1890, pipe: meerschaum, amber, case: leather, suede

40.Paris, Firm of J. Sommer, Pipe in the shape of a lady’s bust, with holder, with mouthpiece, in a case, pipe: meerschaum, amber, case: leather, velvet, silk, c. 1890

41.Dispatch for the preparation of State Documents, Sheets from the album of the fancy dress ball at the Winter Palace in February 1903, 21 heliogravures and 174 photo types, 1904 Her Imperial Highness Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna as Tsarina Maria Ilyinichna (17th century)

42.Nikolai Bodarevski, Portrait of Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna, 1907, oil on canvas

43.Anonymous, after original by Charles Benoît Mitoir, Portrait of Princess Natalia Golitsyna, 1800-1850, oil on canvas, 103 x 85,5

44.A. Malyukov, after original by Franz Krüger, Portrait of Alexandra Feodorovna, 1836, oil on canvas, 48.5 x 40

45.Franz Xaver Winterhalter, Portrait of Countess Varvara Musina-Pushkina, 1857, oil on canvas, 147 x 112

46.François Flameng, Portrait of Princess Zinaida Nikolajevna Yusupova, 1894, oil on canvas, 125 x 94

47.Nicaise de Keyser, Portrait of Anna Pavlovna, 1849, oil on canvas, 286 x 200

48.Cream satin parasol embroidered with satin stitch stems of Wisteria, 1890s–1900s Satin, length 95.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

49.France, black gauze umbrella with embroidery and appliqué, 1890s–1900s, gauze, silk threads, tinted velvet, length 100.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

50.Charles Goodall & Sons, London, set of gilt-edged French suit playing cards of Queen Victoria., 1900s, coloured offset printing, bronze illumination, card 9,1 x 6,4.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

51.(clockwise) St Petersburg, special edition box for playing cards, late nineteenth – early twentieth century, wood, card, appliqué, straw, tinting, varnish, 8,3 x 11,2 x 3,5; St Petersburg, special edition box for playing cards, late nineteenth – early twentieth century, card, straw, varnish, 6,7 x 10 x 3,4; playing card factory of the Foundling’s Hospital, St Petersburg, set of gilt-edged maps for young people, 1827–1830, outline engraving and watercolour on card, 9,5 x 9,5.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

52.Anonymous, Programme of a gala performance in the Maryinsky Theatre to mark the 100th anniversary of the Page Corps, 1902, colour offset print on paper

53.(from front to back) Embroidered Pink Moiré Silk Bag, 1820s–1830s, 21.2 x 16.4; Metallic Gauze Bag Embroidered in Coloured Silks, 1820s–1830s, 19.6 x 16.5; Russia, Blue and Striped Silk Bag, 1800–1810, 22.5 x 18; Velvet Bag Embroidered with Sequins, 1820s–1830s, 23 x 19.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

54.Table laid with china from the Royal Porcelain Manufactory in Berlin, given to Tsar Nicholas II in 1894 by Emperor Wilhelm II, Berlin, 1894, porcelain; France, wine and water glasses, early 20th century; Paris, silver cutlery, 1778-1779, and French candelabra with fire-gilt bronze putti, 1880-1890.

Photography Herman van Heusden and styling Ruud van der Neut

55.St.-Petersburg, Firm Nichols & Plinke, manufactured by Karl Johann Tegelsten, Ornamental toiletry items, silver, 1851

56.Sèvres porcelain manufactory, painting based on drawings by Vivant Denon, 1806, gift from Napoleon to Tsar Alexander I in 1808: pieces of the ‘Egyptian service’, porcelain

These works of art can be seen at the exhibition At the Russian Court. Palace and protocol in the 19th century from June 20th 2009 to January 31st 2010 at the Hermitage Amsterdam. The visual material may only be published free of copyright for the purposes of this exhibition with the following creditline: “State Hermitage Museum St Petersburg”. The captions above must be used in combination with the images. If this material is used, a voucher copy of the publication should be sent to the address below.

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