Hermitage Masterpieces
Available on Prime Video, Amazon Freevee
This 18-part series examines the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, in all its glory. Here is the art of Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Picasso, Matisse, Velasquez, El Greco, Rubens, Renoir, the great classical sculptors, the artisans of ancient China, Greece and Egypt, and more. Filmed when the museum was off limits to Western eyes for nearly a century, and before the Fall of the Soviet Union.