A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum

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Marjorie Merriweather Post exhibited a taste for splendor in her collecting and in the furnishing of Hillwood, her residence in Washington, D.C. She first began to acquire Sevres porcelain and French furniture and tapestries in the 1920s and became interested in Russian art in 1937, when she lived in the Soviet Union as wife of the Ambassador. She continued to collect both French and Russian art for the rest of her life, eventually amassing the largest and most comprehensive Russian collection outside of Russia. This ...

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