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december, 2016

6dec6:30 pm- 8:00 pmFaberge Imperial Easter EggsPlaistow, NH

Event Details

This unique and beautifully illustrated presentation will focus on the life and remarkable work of Russian master jeweler and artist, Peter Carl Fabergé. The program will feature a spectacular photo-tour of Fabergé collections at the Faberge Museum at the Shuvalov Palace in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin Armory Museum in Moscow and other world famous museums and private collectors around the world. Emphasis is on the important role of egg painting in Russian culture and on the unique development of this major Russian art form from a traditional craft to the level of exquisite fine art under the patronage of the tsars. The fascinating history of these eggs and their role in the dramatic events of the last decades of Romanov rule in Russia and in the years following the Bolshevik Revolution will also be discussed.

Time

(Tuesday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Plaistow Library

85 Main Street, Plaistow, NH

Organizer

Marina Forbes

Marina Forbes 603 332 2255/marina@marinaforbes.com

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