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Thursday, 23 August 2012
Watercolor Paintings by Emperor Alexander II to be Unveiled
Topic: Alexander II

 

The yet unknown drawings by Emperor Alexander II will be unveiled at the Alexander Solzhenitsyn Center for Russian Emigres in Moscow on August 31, Voice of Russia reports. The exhibition is dedicated to the 200th anniversary since Russia`s victory over Napoleon in 1812.

The collection comprises the items contributed courtesy of the descendants of those who took part in the 1812 war. Apart from albums with lithographs, illustrations, rare books and magazines, visitors will see watercolor paintings made by Alexander II, featuring officers and men of 1812-1814.

© Voice of Russia. 23 August, 2012



Posted by Paul Gilbert at 10:33 AM EDT
Updated: Thursday, 23 August 2012 10:34 AM EDT
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