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The State Hermitage Museum by Eduard Hau

Armorial Hall. Watercolor on paper. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Armorial Hall. Watercolor on paper. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

The State Hermitage Museum by Eduard Hau. It’s hard to believe, but these are not photos – they are drawings by talented Russian artist and wizard of architectural watercolors Eduard Hau. Eduard Petrovich Hau was native of Baltic city of Revel (now Tallinn), in 1807. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Dresden (1830-1832). Russian citizen Eduard Hau became known for his strict watercolor images of the interiors of the Winter Palace and the Hermitage, which represented and represent great value for the history of Russian culture.

Billiard Room of Emperor Alexander II. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Billiard Room of Emperor Alexander II. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

The collection of The State Hermitage Museum includes more than three million works of art and artifacts of the world culture. Among them are paintings, graphic works, sculptures and works of applied art, archaeological finds and numismatic material. The main architectural ensemble of the Hermitage situated in the centre of St Petersburg consists of the Winter Palace, the former state residence of the Russian emperors, the buildings of the Small, Old (Great) and New Hermitages, the Hermitage Theatre and the Auxiliary House.

Blue cabinet of Alexander II. Watercolor on paper. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Blue cabinet of Alexander II. Watercolor on paper. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

The museum complex also includes the Menshikov Palace and the Eastern Wing of the General Staff building, the Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre and the Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory.

Boudoir of Empress Maria Alexandrovna. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Boudoir of Empress Maria Alexandrovna. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Study of the Emperor Nicholas I. Watercolor on paper. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Study of the Emperor Nicholas I. Watercolor on paper. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

The 1812 War Gallery of the Winter Palace. 1862 Watercolor on paper. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

The 1812 War Gallery of the Winter Palace. 1862 Watercolor on paper. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

The second additional half of office. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

The second additional half of office. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

The Winter Palace. Peter Hall, 1863 Watercolor on paper. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

The Winter Palace. Peter Hall, 1863 Watercolor on paper. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

White lounge of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

White lounge of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Boudoir of Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Boudoir of Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Gothic living room of grand duchesses. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Gothic living room of grand duchesses. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Interiors of the Winter Palace. Picket Hall. 1863 Watercolor. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Interiors of the Winter Palace. Picket Hall. 1863 Watercolor. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Hermitage Museum by Eduard Hau

Large Field Marshal Hall. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Hermitage Museum by Eduard Hau

Large living room of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Hermitage Museum by Eduard Hau

Living room in the Second Rococo style. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Hermitage Museum by Eduard Hau

Living Room of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Hermitage Museum by Eduard Hau

Military Library of Emperor Alexander II. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

Hermitage Museum by Eduard Hau

Oval Office of Emperor Paul I. Watercolor on paper. Hermitage. Artist Eduard Hau

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