International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online)

Historico-cultural relations between Tuscany and the Russian Empire
Mariya Komarova

Abstract
The object of research is the international cultural exchange between the Italian region of Tuscany and the Russian Empire in the period of its formation and prosperity at the turn of 18-19 centuries. The studies on diplomatic relations start from the middle of the 15-th century and serve as a foundation for the knowledge of migration of artists, writers, architects, sculptors, composers and other cultural figures in the historical period of the Russian Empire. During the research there were studied primary sources, archival documents and actual data that helped also to discover new names and biographies of some government officials and architects, who have made their contributions to the economic and cultural development of the two states.

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