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Exhibition December 18, 2019 − April 12, 2020

Monument du costume. Pictures of life at the end of the 18th century

The State Historical, Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve "Tsaritsyno" holds an exhibition“Monument du costume. Pictures of life at the end of the 18th century ”.

In the center of the exposition are engravings of the Monument du сostume physique et moral de la fin du dix-huitième siècle, ou Tableaux de la vie series engravings (“Memorial evidence of the lifestyle, material and moral, at the end of the 18th century, or Pictures of life”), depicting scenes of high life of the last third of the 18th century.

Engravings and dresses, Sevres porcelain and Paris bronze, furniture and sculpture, fans and snuffboxes, strictly selected in accordance with the tastes of the 1770-1780s, make up a single ensemble that gives an idea of the elegant, restrained, but luxurious style of Louis XVI. The exhibition in Tsaritsyn is the first in Russia specifically dedicated to this artistic phenomenon.

Based on site materialsState Historical-Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve “Tsaritsyno”.