Jacob Jordaens, The Bean King (“The King Drinks!”), Flanders, c. 1638. Oil on canvas, © State Hermitage.
The Nicholas Hall in the Winter Palace is the setting for the exhibition “Jacob Jordaens (1593–1678). Paintings and Drawings from Russian Collections” that has been organized by the State Hermitage in conjunction with the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow and with the participation of the Yekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts, the Nizhny Novgorod State Art Museum, and the Perm State Art Gallery. For the first time, visitors will be also able to see a painting from the Holy Trinity Alexander Nevsky Monastery.