Tradition & Opulence: Easter in Imperial Russia at the Museum of Russian Icons

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Tradition & Opulence Easter in Imperial Russia at the Museum of Russian Icons

On view at the Museum of Russian Icons through October 25, 2020, Tradition & Opulence: Easter in Imperial Russia, is an exhibition of nearly 200 objects recreating the splendor of Easter celebrations during the last days of the Tsars. From the jeweled creations of Fabergé to humble wood carvings, Russia's greatest artists, icon painters, jewelers, and artisans have produced imaginative egg designs in every medium for the most important of the Orthodox Christian feasts.  Egg-shaped desk clock Firm of Fabergé, workmaster Mikhail Perkhin St. Petersburg, Russia, before 1903. Bowenite, gilded silver, enamel. Private collection, New York, NYCourtesy Museum of Russian Icons Tradition