Ermitazh: Istoriya i Sovremennost'

Leningrad: Izd. "Iskusstvo" 1990. Hardcover. Light green silk/boards; gilt Cyrillic lettering. Glossy black dj with photo image and white Cyrillic lettering. 367 pp. full of bw and color illus. VG+, clean and bright but with former owner's name of ffep (Russian art curator). DJ clean and tight but with edge chipping and a few small tears. Item #146888
ISBN: 5210000109

Text in Russian. Published to celebrate the 225th anniversary of the Hermitage in 1989. Covers much of the history of the Hermitage as a museum, with images of old exhibitions, restorers at work, curators and directors, archival photos from the WW II years, interior and exterior views and much more, along with extensive text, all in chronological order. For anyone who wants an illustrated history of this one-of-a-kind palace-museum and its contribution to the world of art, this is the book for you.

Price: $50.00

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