Moscow: Gosudarstvennogo Istoricheskogo Muzeya / The State Historical Museum, 1998. Hardcover. Red boards; color-illus. dj with red spine; Brodard cover. Decorative end papers. 255 pp. full of color images. VG-/VG- but textile museum ex-lib. with a few marks. Item #162140
Text entirely in Russian. The collection of the State Historical Museum contains a unique collection of works of art that reveal the phenomenon of Russian style for the viewer. The display of this collection within the walls of the museum, which itself is a first-class work of the represented style and, gives the exhibition a special credibility. The works featured here are from all areas of the Russian decorative arts that portray a rich history of both the religious and the secular. Many of the works were made for wealthier clients, although they have elements of the folk art style. The exhibition was held November 1998 to January 1999.
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