St. Petersburg: Rus muz, 2017. Sewn pb. These articles based on a conference at the Russian Museum publish new research and many visual documents on varied genres and periods, and on parallels between Russian art and Western European. Topics comprise seventeenth-century icon-painting, an ensemble of manuscript miniatures from Pogin's great nineteenth-century collection, the origins of cloisonné enamels in medieval Russian art; eighteenth-century portraits of naval officers; romantic painters' trips to Palestine for exotic subjects; and the attribution of Italian paintings in the Russian Museum's collections. 239 p., 20 cm, approx. 200 color and b/w illus., Rus. Item #2329
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.