|The Hermitage Art Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia, (as seen from the Neva River) is sometimes referred to as the Winter Palace, though that is only one of six structural |
portions of the massive architectural landmark.
|Dance, 1909, Henri Matisse|
|The Russians learned art and architecture from the French and Italians, |
but never quite mastered the art of subtlety.
|Crouching Youth, 1530-34,|
|No palace would be complete without a throne room, here the impressive Hermitage Romanov version.|