The State Hermitage Museum
Direction: Prof. Dr Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky, Dr Yuri Pyatnitsky
Божественные лики. Греческие иконы из коллекции Велимезисa
Holy Images. The Greek Icons from the Velimezis Collection
As ‘herald’ of events to celebrate ‘2014 Year of Greece-Russia’ two exhibitions of the Collection were organized in Russia. The first was in the State Hermitage
Museum of Saint Petersburg in October 2009, under the auspices of the President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias and in collaboration with the Hellenic Ministries of Foreign Affairs and of Culture and Tourism.