Collection of Johannes Mikkel: the Art of Western Europe, Russia, and China from 16th-20th centuries
In 1995, Johannes Mikkel donated his collection – more than 600 works of West European, Russian, Chinese and Estonian art – to the Art Museum of Estonia. The best of Johannes Mikkel’s collection is displayed on the first floor of the palace kitchen building in Kadriorg. The history of this building goes back to 1721, when the predecessor of the present building was built, together with the palace and the surrounding park. The exposition of the Mikkel Museum located in the kitchen house belonging to the palace complex displays Western European paintings and prints, as well as Chinese and European porcelain.