French Art at the Hermitage

by Albert Kostenevich

Publisher: Booth-Clibborn Editions

Written in English
Cover of: French Art at the Hermitage | Albert Kostenevich
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  • History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum,
  • European,
  • Art & Art Instruction
  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8630431M
    ISBN 101861541368
    ISBN 109781861541369

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The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, holds one of the world's finest collections of French art from to Now, for the first time, art lovers can marvel at the full scope of the museum's magnificent holdings in this field, and read about how the collection was created.5/5(4).

The Hermitage museum has a broad ranging collection French art; this book features a selection of works created between and The introductory essays document the history of this august institution's accumulation of their art works.

The 2 most influential collectors, Sergei Schukin and Mikhail Morozov, were early patrons of Picasso and 4/5(1).

out of 5 stars Fabulous Book of Gorgeous French Art. Reviewed in the United States on Aug I have had the pleasure of visiting the Hermitage in St.

Petersburg, Russia.5/5(4). "The Hermitage. French Art" Album represents the history of French art of the end of the 19th - beginning of the 20th century. The colorfully illustrated album includes masterpieces of French painting from Monet toPicasso and applied arts.

Great French painting in the Hermitage / text by Charles Sterling by Sterling, Charles () and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   In the early 20th century, two families of collectors brought the best of modern French art to Russia.

Many of their paintings - including works by Picasso, Matisse and Cezanne - can now be seen. The exhibition of 17th-century French drawings was held at the Hermitage in and included works of renowned artists such as Dumoustier, Lagneau, Callot, Vouet, Poussin, Claude Lorrain, Dughet and Lebrun.

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French Painting from the Hermitage, Leningrad: Midth to Early 20th Century Hardcover – January 1, by Aurora Art Publishers (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $Reviews: 1. The Hermitage's collection of Modern European Art, the bulk of which is made up of French impressionist and post-impressionist painting, is divided between those works that were received into the Hermitage collections after the Revolution, and art seized from Germany after World War II.

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Cover title: French painting, the Hermitage, Leningrad. Spine title: French painting from the Hermitage Museum. Includes index.

Description: 14 pages, [] pages of plates: color illustrations (some folded) ; 35 cm: Other Titles: French painting, the Hermitage, Leningrad French painting from the Hermitage Museum: Responsibility. The definitive volumes celebrating the collections of the Hermitage Museum.

For nearly years the State Hermitage has been one of Europe’s most palatial museums. It encompasses more than three million works of art and artifacts displayed within a spectacular architectural ensemble, the heart of which is the famed Winter Palace/5(3).

The galleries contain a fabulous collection of Dutch, Spanish and French paintings, a collection of works of art from the Ancient Orient and Asia, collections of archaeological antiquities, wonderful pieces by 20th century artists, and extraordinary works of applied and decorative arts, all of which have been carefully and lovingly collected in.

Hermitage, in full the State Hermitage Museum, Russian Gosudarstvenny Ermitazh, art museum in St. Petersburg founded in by Catherine the Great as a court museum.

It adjoined the Winter Palace and served as a private gallery for the art amassed by the empress. Under Nicholas I the Hermitage was reconstructed (–52), and it was opened to the public in Russian Ark (Russian: Русский ковчег, Russkij Kovcheg) is a experimental historical drama film directed by Alexander Russian Ark, an unnamed narrator wanders through the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, and implies that he died in some horrible accident and is a ghost drifting through the each room, he encounters various real and fictional people from.

French painting, second half of the 19th to early 20th century: the Hermitage Museum, Leningrad: a complete publication of the collection, with colour plates, including 44 details by Gosudarstvennyĭ Ėrmitazh (Russia) (Book). The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is possibly the greatest museum in the world.

It began as a showcase for the art treasures of the Tsars and reflects their legendary extravagance. Imperial romances, marriages and murders all had an impact on the collection, as did the byzantine bartering of international politics/5(2).

The collection of French art in the Hermitage is exceptionally rich and is the finest outside France among the museums of the world.

More than forty rooms are used to house the displays of painting, sculpture and various items of applied art. Rooms and 15thth century art.

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French Drawings and Paintings from the Hermitage: Poussin to Picasso demonstrates why French art ruled for so long, seducing collectors across the world, not least in.

Actors of the Comédie-Française is an oil on panel painting in the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, by the French Rococo artist Jean-Antoine Watteau (–).

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