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The Hermitage : 250 masterworks

Author: M B Piotrovskiĭ; Gosudarstvennyĭ Ėrmitazh (Russia)
Publisher: New York, NY : Skira Rizzoli Publications, Inc., 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Hermitage-- 250 Masterworks explores this sumptuous collection in the manner of a private tour, showcasing the museum's extraordinary and uniquely underpublished treasures. No other institution has thirty-six Rembrandts; works by Italian Renaissance artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Titian; Spanish artists such as Velázquez, Ribera, and Murillo; Flemish baroque artists such as van Dyck,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M B Piotrovskiĭ; Gosudarstvennyĭ Ėrmitazh (Russia)
ISBN: 9780847842094 : 0847842096
OCLC Number: 871242903
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 287 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
Contents: A long two hundred and fifty years / Mikhail Piotrovsky --
Ancient Egyptian, Near Eastern, and Asian art --
Scythian and Bosporan antiquities --
Greek and Roman antiquities --
Byzantine and ancient Russian art --
Medieval European decorative arts --
Western European painting, 13th-early 18th century --
Western European sculpture, 15th-early 18th century --
Western European painting, mid-18th-19th century --
Impressionism and Post-Impressionism --
Symbolists and the Nabis artists --
Matisse and the Fauves --
The European Avant-Garde --
Western European sculpture, 19th-early 20th century.
Responsibility: foreword by Mikhail Piotrovsky ; in association with the Hermitage Museum.

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The palatial Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, houses the largest collection of Old Master, Renaissance, and Impressionist paintings in the world  Read more...

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"Highlights from the palatial Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, are beautifully reproduced in an accessible volume celebrating the museum's 250th anniversary." -"Publishers Weekly"

 
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