Great Italian Clearance – one of the three huge ceremonial halls of the New Hermitage with "overhead lighting". It defined the name of these rooms for large-format paintings. In the hall there is an exposition of Italian painting of the XVII-XVIII centuries, in which you can see the works of such famous masters as L. Giordano, J. Crespi, A. Canale, F. Guardi, J. B. Tiepolo. The vaults of the hall are decorated with stucco ornaments, in which Renaissance motifs predominate. Here, as in other rooms of the New Hermitage, one can see furniture created in the 19th century. according to drawings by Klenze and Montferrand. The hall is decorated with products of Russian stonecutters of the 19th century.
In the hall there is a free seating, all tickets are entrance (without numbering of seats).