Get ready for one of NGV’s most heralded exhibitions!

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces is one of the biggest exhibitions/events on the arts calendar, and this year’s exhibition is taking this event to new levels.

This years collection is inundated with Flemish and Dutch Art,with over 400 works from the personal collection of Catherine the Great travelling to Australia in July this year.

Gathered over a 34-year period, the exhibition represents the foundation of the Hermitage’s collection, and includes outstanding works from artists such as Rembrandt, Velasquez, Rubens and Titian. Exemplary works from Van Dyck, Snyders, Teniers and Hals will also be in included in the exhibition.

This exhibition will provide visitors with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see first-hand the extraordinary personal collection of Catherine the Great, drawn from the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg,’ and is being reported as the some of the finest to ever come to Australia.

Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great will be at NGV International from July 31 – November 8 2015 in conjunction with the David Bowie Exhibition.

Tickets are on sale now via the NGV website.