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British art treasures from Russian Imperial collections in the Hermitage

Author: Brian Allen; L A Dukelʹskai︠a︡; Yale Center for British Art.
Publisher: New Haven : Published for the Yale Center for British Art, the Toledo Museum of Art, the Saint Louis Art Museum, the Sate Hermitage Museum and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This sumptuously illustrated book coincides with the bicentenary of the death of the Empress Catherine the Great. It examines the story of the acquisition of these treasures and of the cultural relations between Britain and Russia in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The distinguished art critic John Russell provides an introduction for this book, and eminent British and Russian scholars offer chapters
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Allen; L A Dukelʹskai︠a︡; Yale Center for British Art.
ISBN: 0300069464 9780300069464 0300069561 9780300069563
OCLC Number: 36040905
Language Note: Translated from the Russian by Catherine Phillips.
Notes: Catalog published on the occasion of the exhibition organized by the Yale Center for British Art and held at the Center Oct. 5, 1996-Jan. 5, 1997 and at 3 other art museums, Feb. 13, 1997 through Winter 1997/1998.
Description: 328 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Cultural relations between Britain and Russia in the eighteenth century / Anthony Cross --
British paintings in the Hermitage and Catherine the Great / Larissa Dukelskaya --
Houghton sale / Andrew Moore --
Sir Joshua Reynolds and the court of Catherine the Great / Martin Postle --
Scottish architects in Imperial Russia and their drawings in the Hermitage / Miliza Korshunova --
British gardeners and the vogue of the English garden in late eighteenth-century Russia / Anthony Cross --
James Walker : a British engraver in St. Petersburg / Alan Bird --
British artists in Russia in the first half of the nineteenth century / Elizaveta Renne --
Wedgwood's Green Frog Service and the Imperial court / Lydia Liackhova --
English silver in St. Petersburg / Marina Lopato --
Engraved gems in Britain : the Russian perspective / Yulia Kagan.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Allen and Larissa Dukelskaya.

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