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Triumph & Tragedy: Catherine, the Romanovs and Fabergé


Sat 19 Oct 2019, 10:00am–4:00pm
Tue 22 Oct 2019, 10:00am–4:00pm
Wed 23 Oct 2019, 10:00am–4:00pm
Thu 24 Oct 2019, 10:00am–4:00pm
Fri 25 Oct 2019, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: The David Roche Foundation, 241 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, South Australia

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Full Price: $12.00
  • Concessions: $10.00
  • Door Sales Only
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: jaynebailes

Exhibited for the first time in Triumph & Tragedy: Catherine, the Romanovs & Fabergé, the David Roche Foundation has curated more than 150 items from David’s personal collection and significant national loans. Official portraits of Catherine the Great and Emperor Nicholas I reside alongside the personal hand seal of Emperor Alexander I and porcelain especially commissioned for the Hermitage and Pavlovsk Palace.

Precious objects in malachite, glass and gilt-bronze abounded throughout the Romanov period and are woven into this stunning exhibition, which highlights the internationalism of 19th century Russia. Gaze upon the visages of Catherine and the Romanovs in painting and sculpture. Be entranced by precious vases and plates from the Imperial Porcelain Factory.

Yet, above all, the final decades of the Russian Empire are remembered for the work of Fabergé. View David Roche’s Fabergé including a parasol handle from the collection of Queen Anne of Romania, gold boxes and small objects, complemented by Fabergé miniature eggs, jewellery, enamel ware on loan from private collectors. All only for Triumph & Tragedy.

No booking required.

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