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The Hermitage : the biography of a great museum

Author: Geraldine Norman
Publisher: New York : Fromm International, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The first full history of the Hermitage which "began as a showcase for the art treasures of the Tsars, ... [highlighting] the human adventures involved in the creation and preservation of one of the finest art collections in the world, and [revealing] the hitherto unchronicled dramas of the Communist years."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Norman, Geraldine.
Hermitage.
New York : Fromm International, 1998
(OCoLC)646105077
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geraldine Norman
ISBN: 0880641908 9780880641906
OCLC Number: 37588533
Description: xiv, 386 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: A Note on Transliteration of Russian Names and Reference Sources --
1. Catherine's Hermitage and Peter's City --
2. Catherine's Collections --
3. Paul and Alexander --
4. Nicholas I and the New Hermitage --
5. Twilight of the Romanovs --
6. St. Petersburg Collectors and Connoisseurs --
7. The Shchukins and the Morozovs --
8. The Revolution --
9. The New State Hermitage --
10. Art Sales --
11. Archaeology --
12. 'Enemies of the People' --
13. The Siege of Leningrad --
14. Trophy Art --
15. The Post-War Years --
16. Piotrovsky and Son --
App. Hermitage Staff Prosecuted by the Soviet Security Services.
Responsibility: Geraldine Norman.

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The first full history of the Hermitage which "began as a showcase for the art treasures of the Tsars, ... [highlighting] the human adventures involved in the creation and preservation of one of the finest art collections in the world, and [revealing] the hitherto unchronicled dramas of the Communist years."--Jacket.

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