The Hermitage

The Hermitage

The Biography of A Great Museum

Book - 1998
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Baker & Taylor
Profiles the history of the Heritage Museum in St. Petersburg--the showcase of the art treasures of the Tsars, and home to Russian nobilities' confiscated art collections, as well as noted collections of works by Gaugin and Matisse

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Art journalist Norman provides a guided tour of the outstanding collections, architecture, and evolution of The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg paralleling Russia's tumultuous history. During Stalin's purges, working at the renowned museum cost some staff their lives. The b&w and color photos of the artwork are in serene contrast to the post-Communist economic chaos framing the current status of this cultural gem created by the tzars. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Fromm International, 1998, c1997
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780880641906
0880641908
Characteristics: xiv, 386 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm

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