Winter gardens from an earlier time . Rich enough to stay inside and never come out, making it no wonder that two of these show the tsar’s own palm trees and two more those of the Yusopovs, who made the tsar and his diamonds as big as eggs look a little on the minimal side.

"Winter Garden of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna." 1860's.
“Winter Garden of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna.” 1860’s. Konstantin Andreyevich Ukhtomsky,(1818-1881). Collection of the Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg. via https://www.arthermitage.org/Konstantin-Andreyevich-Ukhtomsky/Interiors-of-the-Winter-Palace-The-Winter-Garden-of-Empress-Alexandra-Fyodorovna.html.
"The Winter Garden" from the series "Interiors of the Small Hermitage." 1865.
“The Winter Garden” from the series “Interiors of the Small Hermitage.” 1865. Edward Hau, watercolorist (1807-1888). Collection of the Hermitage Museum. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hau._Interiors_of_the_Small_Hermitage._The_Winter_Garden._1865.jpg.
"The Interior of the Palm House on the Pfaueninsel near Potsdam." 1834.
“The Interior of the Palm House on the Pfaueninsel near Potsdam.” 1834. Carl Blechen (1798-1840). Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Cc Licence via 1.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Interior_of_the_Palm_House_on_the_Pfaueninsel_near_Potsdam,_1834,_by_Carl_Blechen_-_Art_Institute_of_Chicago_-_DSC09556.JPG
Winter Garden, Yusupov Palace, Saint Petersburg. 1852.
Winter Garden, Yusupov Palace, Saint Petersburg. 1852. V.S.Sadovnikov, artist. via https://terijoki.spb.ru/old_dachi/od_articles.php?item=12.
Winter Garden of the Yusupov Palace, Saint Petersburg. 1862.
Winter Garden of the Yusupov Palace, Saint Petersburg. 1862. A.A.Redkovsky, artist. via https://www.liveinternet.ru/users/4000579/post371616532.

All Russian art in the public domain because the artists have been dead over 100 years.

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