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Treasures of Catherine the Great

  • 256 Pages
  • 2.54 MB
  • English
Harry N. Abrams
Exhibitions, Russia (Federation), European, 18th Century Art, Exhibition Catalogs, Art & Art Instruction, Private collections, Art, Jewelry, Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum, Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions, Saint Petersburg, Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General, Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7999175M
ISBN 100810967324
ISBN 139780810967328

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Treasures of Catherine the Great3/5(1). "Catherine the Great, eighteenth-century Empress of Russia, is renowned as one of history's most voracious and astute collectors.

This volume illustrates Catherine's most personal treasures, offering an intimate insight into her life, her taste, and her passions."--Jacket. And aside from the pictures, there is a nice overview of Catherine the Great and her reign at the beginning of the book.

The only disappointment. I was hoping to find a picture of the peacock clock, although since the objects d'art in the book are from an exhibition in the U.S.

it's /5. Fast forward years, and a historian doing research in the national archives of Sweden discovered that there once was a ship full of Catherine the Great’s treasures that sunk off the coast of.

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[Dallas Historical Society.; Gosudarstvennyĭ Ėrmitazh (Russia);] -- Book Description: Catherine the Great started her collection in to decorate the Winter Palace. The treasures are now housed in The Hermitage museum in Leningrad.

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Catherine Laboure in Paris in The Treasures of St. Catherine’s Monastery. Staal began right away with the book of Philippians. It was to be a lifetime project which culminated in the publication, inof the manuscript in a two-volume work, one in English and the other in Arabic.

Printed in Louvain, Belgium, the new volumes are part of a renowned series of. Very nice copy in slip case. From the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg and Presented by The Dallas Historical Society, Dallas, TX, this crisp and clean green cloth book bears pasted down portrait of Catherine the Great on front board.

Front and back end papers are red moire', and it is chock full of full color photos of the unbelievable treasures of Imperial Russia. Each pop-up picture shows great detail about life during these times and in these places.

There are even moving parts that make it a bit Nancy Price - Picture Book: Secret Treasures by Catherine Herbert Howell/5. Catherine II (born Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst; 2 May – 17 November ), most commonly known as Catherine the Great, was empress of Russia from until —the country's longest-ruling female leader.

She came to power following a coup d'état that she organised—resulting in her husband, Peter III, being her reign, Russia was revitalised; it grew larger and Father: Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Recently played with all his swashbuckling, bearish glory by the Australian actor Jason Clarke opposite Helen Mirren in Sky/HBO’s Catherine the Great mini-series, the conqueror of the Crimea, founder of fleets and cities, was an aesthete as well as Catherine’s confidant for twenty years.

This exhibition is one of his character, as multi-faceted as one of his own : Catherine Ostler. Collector David Roche AM ( – ) of Adelaide, who left his treasures to the people of South Australia ingathered wonderful Russian objects as part of his great collection, including a portrait of Catherine the Great exhibited by the David Roche Foundation House Museum.

David Roche ‘s trips to Russia were always with artist Vladimir Tsurkan, antiques and art specialist Martyn.

Russia to raise shipwreck containing Catherine the Great's treasures Russia plans to raise a schooner that sank off the coast of Finland in. No fewer than five princesses attended the private view of Treasures of Catherine the Great at Somerset House.

In aid of the Galitzine-St Petersbury Trust, the evening was masterminded by Princess George Galitzine, whose late husband was a direct descendent of the Empress.

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THE sorry story of Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin's efforts to fill the coffers of the first communist state by selling off Russia's art treasures is told in shocking detail by a book released last."The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, which began as Catherine II's imperial collection in the Winter Palace, is on the bucket list of most art lovers.

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