St. Petersburg: Rus muz, 2015. Sewn pb. A chalice dating to 15923 and donated by boyar Romanov to the monastery in Tikhvin; a seventeenth-century icon and its possible origins in Dutch prints; a group portrait of the Russian embassy to Holland in the early 16660s; attribution of miniatures; Petrov-Vodkin's painting technique as revealed by infrared study of his works; popular prints satirizing the Germans at the start of World War I give a idea of the range of topics on which scholars present their research in this compilation based on a conference at the Russian Museum. In short, the articles illuminate both central questions and byways of Russian art. The quality of the illustrations distinguish these Russian Museum editions from most scholarly compilations. 271 p., 20 cm, approx. 200 color and b/w illus., Rus. Item #2327
From icon-painting to contemporary art, from the avant-garde to seventeenth-century portraits, the Russian Museum's series Pages in the History of Russian Art (Stranitsy istoriii otechestvennogo iskusstva) illuminates many central questions and byways in the history of a major branch of European art.