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ST. PETERSBURG UM 1800: EIN GOLDENES ZEITALTER DES RUSSISCHEN ZARENREICHS -- MEISTERWERKE UND AUTHENTISCHE ZEUGNISSE DER ZEIT AUS DER STAATLICHEN ERMITAGE, LENINGRAD (St. Petersburg around 1800: A Golden Age of the Reign of the Russian Czars -- Masterpieces and Authentic Evidences of the Period from the State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad). Kulturstiftung Ruhr, Villa Hugel, Essen, 1990. Organized in association with Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh (State Hermitage Museum), Leningrad. Published in association with Verlag Aurel Bongers, Recklinghausen. 576 pp. with 572 ills. (145 col.). 28 x 24 cm. LC 90-217225 ISBN 3764704012 In German.
This detailed study of St. Petersburg during the early 19th century documents an impressive array of historical prints, city views, portraits and history paintings, and diverse decorative objects. Included are individual commentaries on more than 550 works, biographies of the chiefly Russian artists represented, and eight essays by Soviet scholars appraising the city's culture, political life, artistic milieu and architectural character.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Russia/Soviet Union/Commonwealth — 1800-1900 — Several Media
Plans: 01,06,15
Worldwide Number: 022727
Hardcover $85.00    

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