St. Petersburg: Rus muz, 2011. Sewn pb. These articles based on a conference at the Russian Museum publish new research and many visual documents on such topics as Karl Briullov's portraits of Anatolii Demidov (some from private collections), a patron of the Academy of Fine Arts, the apotheosis of Peter the Great in prints and paintings of the eighteenth century, and Grigorii Gagarin's paintings done in the Caucasus. Handsome illustrated and produced, the multi-author books in this series are an essential source on Russian art history. 255 p., 20 cm, approx. 200 color and b/w illus., Rus. Series: Pages in the History of Russian Art (Stranitsy istoriii otechestvennogo iskusstva). Item #2600
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.