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"Treasures of the Romanovs" A Lecture by Scott Ruby

Skinner is pleased to present Scott Ruby, Associate Curator of Russian and Eastern European Art at Hillwood Museum, for a lecture on decorative arts from the cultural Golden and Silver Ages of Imperial Russia.

A Look Back at Russia’s Last Royal Family
Russian Royal Family Aboard the Standart

The violent end of Russia’s last royal family fascinates collectors, historians, and those who simply love a compelling story. The last Romanov Tsar, Nicholas II, was executed along with his family in the summer of 1918 after months of imprisonment. The tragedy and historic impact of these events makes antiques and artifacts relating to the Romanovs all the more sought-after by collectors.