State Hermitage Museum Collection OnlineHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Description A descriptive note detailing the content and context of the digital collection.
Based in Saint Petersburg, Russia, the State Hermitage Museum is one of the world’s largest and oldest museums. From Paleolithic to contemporary, the museum has more than 3 million items in its holding. The museum also has the world’s largest collection of paintings, which includes famous paintings from the great masters, such as Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, etc.
Collection Type Broad terms that define the type of digital collection
Subject Broad terms or phrases that describe, identify, or interpret the digital image collection and what it depicts or expresses. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute.
Style Period Terms that define the styles, art periods, movements, etc. whose characteristics are represented in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute
Ancient Greek (culture or style), Archaic (Greek culture or period), Asian, Byzantine,Dutch (culture or style), Chinese (culture or style), East Asian, Egyptian (ancient), Flemish (culture or style), Impressionist (style), Islamic (culture or style), Japanese (culture or style), Medieval (European), Mesopotamian (culture or style), Neoclassical, Post-Impressionist, Renaissance-Baroque Styles, Romanesque, Romantic (modern European styles), Russian (culture or style), Spanish (culture or style)
Work Types Terms that identify the kinds of works in the digital collection being described. It typically refers to a work’s physical form, function, or medium in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Thesaurus For Graphic Materials (TGM) by Library of Congress.
Openness Openness of the digital collection determined using the 4R activities by Wiley (2010).
e.g. Magnasco, Alessandro. Banditti at Rest, 1710s. Oil on canvas, 112cm x 162 cm. Saint Petersburg, Hermitage Museum. Accessed July 15, 2015.
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