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The Hermitage: Great Masters of European Art, 14th - 19th Centuries

Hermitage Museum

Published 2012
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Paperback
160 pages
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With 330 colour illustrations.The present volume acquaints art lovers with the world renowned collections of painting kept at the State Hermitage Museum. Their foundation was laid 250 years ago by the first acquisitions made by Russian EmpressMoreWith 330 colour illustrations.The present volume acquaints art lovers with the world renowned collections of painting kept at the State Hermitage Museum. Their foundation was laid 250 years ago by the first acquisitions made by Russian Empress Catherine the Great. The State Hermitage boasts wonderful works by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Rubens, Poussin, Watteau, Cranach and Campin. Here you will find the collection of paintings by a brilliant Dutch painter of the 17th century Rembrandt van Rijn. This beautifully illustrated volume also shows the works by British, German, Italian, Dutch, Flemish, Spanish and French artists – masterpieces of great and famous schools of European painting of the 14th – 19th centuries.