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Hermitage Masterpieces at NGV: Treasures of the World Part 2

Hermitage Masterpieces at NGV: Treasures of the World Part 2

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A lively portrait in marble of French philosophe Voltaire by Marie-Anne Collot, on display at the NGV, reflects his ideal of progress we inherently follow today

Legacy of Catherine the Great, Russian Masterpieces at NGV 2

Legacy of Catherine the Great, Russian Masterpieces at NGV 2

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Catherine the Great’s delightful Chinese toilet service is one of the fine and decorative arts coming to NGV International, Melbourne 31 July – 8 November 2015

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James Boswell – Cherished Companion and Observer of History

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London during the second half of the eighteenth century was a place where extremes met. It was full of things to do and see, of people and, of excitement. It was also at the heart of affairs both great and small.