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king, art collector, collector of Dutch and Flemish painting, collector of porcelain, patron
was van 1762 tot 1796 tsarina van Rusland. In twintig jaar tijd kocht Catharina 4.000 schilderijen; zij kocht hele collecties op of grote delen daarvan. In de winter van 1763/1764 kocht zij het leeuwendeel van de collectie van de Berlijnse handelaar Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky en in 1769 kocht zij zeshonderd schilderijen van Heinrich von Brühl. In 1772 verwierf zij via Denis Diderot de collectie Pierre Crozat. De verzameling van Sir Horace Walpole van Houghton Hall werd haar eigendom in 1779.
Nationality/school
Russian
Born
Szczecin 1729-05-02
Deceased
Tsarskoje Selo (Pushkin) 1796-11-17
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In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
Golitsyn was voor haar actief als kunstagent.
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Entered on: 2012-01-25; Modification on: 2017-12-14

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