The Resource The Hermitage : 250 masterworks, foreword by Mikhail Piotrovsky ; in association with the Hermitage Museum

The Hermitage : 250 masterworks, foreword by Mikhail Piotrovsky ; in association with the Hermitage Museum

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The Hermitage : 250 masterworks
Title
The Hermitage
Title remainder
250 masterworks
Statement of responsibility
foreword by Mikhail Piotrovsky ; in association with the Hermitage Museum
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Author of introduction
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Language
eng
Summary
The Hermitage: 250 Masterpieces explores this sumptuous collection in the manner of a private tour, showcasing the museum's extraordinary and uniquely underpublished treasures: no other institution has thirty-six Rembrandts; works by Italian Renaissance artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Titian; Spanish artists such as Velázquez, Ribera, and Murillo; Flemish baroque artists such as van Dyck, Rubens, and Jan Brueghel the Elder; impressionist and post-impressionist works by Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne, and Degas; and modern paintings by Matisse, Picasso, Malevich, and Kandinsky. Priceless antiquities, feats of mechanical engineering such as the famous Peacock Clock, and works of sculpture and decorative arts will also be shown. With lavish reproductions accompanied by texts by the museum's leading curators, this volume is sure be cherished by art lovers around the world
Cataloging source
ERASA
Dewey number
708.721
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N3350
LC item number
.A61425 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
catalogs
The Hermitage : 250 masterworks, foreword by Mikhail Piotrovsky ; in association with the Hermitage Museum
Label
The Hermitage : 250 masterworks, foreword by Mikhail Piotrovsky ; in association with the Hermitage Museum
Publication
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Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • A long two hundred and fifty years / Mikhail Piotrovsky -- Ancient Egyptian, Near Eastern, and Asian art -- Scythian and Bosporan antiquities -- Greek and Roman antiquities -- Byzantine and ancient Russian art -- Medieval European decorative arts -- Western European painting, 13th-early 18th century -- Western European sculpture, 15th-early 18th century -- Western European painting, mid-18th-19th century -- Impressionism and Post-Impressionism -- Symbolists and the Nabis artists -- Matisse and the Fauves -- The European Avant-Garde -- Western European sculpture, 19th-early 20th century
  • Includes index. - Contents:A long two hundred and fifty years / Mikhail Piotrovsky -- Ancient Egyptian, Near Eastern, and Asian art -- Scythian and Bosporan antiquities -- Greek and Roman antiquities -- Byzantine and ancient Russian art -- Medieval European decorative arts -- Western European painting, 13th-early 18th century -- Western European sculpture, 15th-early 18th century -- Western European painting, mid-18th-19th century -- Impressionism and Post-Impressionism -- Symbolists and the Nabis artists -- Matisse and the Fauves -- The European Avant-Garde -- Western European sculpture, 19th-early 20th century. -The Hermitage-- 250 Masterworks explores this sumptuous collection in the manner of a private tour, showcasing the museum's extraordinary and uniquely underpublished treasures. No other institution has thirty-six Rembrandts; works by Italian Renaissance artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Titian; Spanish artists such as Vela¿¿zquez, Ribera, and Murillo; Flemish baroque artists such as van Dyck, Rubens, and Jan Brueghel the Elder; impressionist and post-impressionist works by Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne, and Degas; and modern paintings by Matisse, Picasso, Malevich, and Kandinsky. Priceless antiquities, feats of mechanical engineering such as the famous Peacock Clock, and works of sculpture and decorative arts will also be shown. With lavish reproductions accompanied by texts by the museum's leading curators, this volume is sure be cherished by art lovers around the world. -The Hermitage: 250 Masterpieces explores this sumptuous collection in the manner of a private tour, showcasing the museum's extraordinary and uniquely underpublished treasures: no other institution has thirty-six Rembrandts; works by Italian Renaissance artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Titian; Spanish artists such as Vela¿¿zquez, Ribera, and Murillo; Flemish baroque artists such as van Dyck, Rubens, and Jan Brueghel the Elder; impressionist and post-impressionist works by Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne, and Degas; and modern paintings by Matisse, Picasso, Malevich, and Kandinsky. Priceless antiquities, feats of mechanical engineering such as the famous Peacock Clock, and works of sculpture and decorative arts will also be shown. With lavish reproductions accompanied by texts by the museum's leading curators, this volume is sure be cherished by art lovers around the world
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15668595
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Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780847842094
Lccn
2013957336
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