Roman Holidays: Italian Landscapes Through the Eyes of Russian Artists

It is well known that Italy is a motherland of world masterpieces. Renaissance paintings, baroque architecture and Italian opera are the children of Italy. From the first decades of the 18th-century, the Russian emperor, Peter the Great, sent young artists to Italy for educational purposes. At the same time, Italian painters and architects were hired … Continue reading Roman Holidays: Italian Landscapes Through the Eyes of Russian Artists