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Catherine The Great: Classical Ideals In The Age Of Enlightenment

Essays by Androsov Sychev, Rappe Bagdasarova and Renne Pobedinskaya.

History recognizes Catherine the Great's remarkable temperament, political savvy and lavish reign (1762-96). The Empress is also known to have been an avid collector and enlightened patron, interested in everything and leaving nothing to chance, for she believed strongly in the political power of art. This German princess, an immigrant in far off Russia and a Russophile without a drop of Russian blood, took to her adopted homeland with a passion. She aspired to advance Peter the Great's endeavours to raise the country to modern heights. Guided by the finest advisors and demonstrating stunning extravagance, she ostentatiously bought up entire art collections from across Europe, without question becoming the founder of the Hermitage's collections. She commissioned works by pre-eminent artists and craftsmen, and imported not only European art but its culture and skills too, and successfully established Russian academies and factories. Above all, Catherine II showed a preference for classicism at an early age. She took delight in an Antiquity that was nostalgic, decorative, and monumental. Playing with the symbolism of Imperial power, she was a modern Minerva in public, and a fervent disciple of antiquity in private.
Catherine The Great: Classical Ideals In The Age Of Enlightenment

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Transavanguardia

TRANSAVANGUARDIA

By Ida Gianelli.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788884914606
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Pub Date: 5/1/2003
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Art of the Twentieth Century

ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

By Loredana Parmesani.

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ISBN: 9788881186884
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Pub Date: 4/1/2000
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Food in the Louvre

FOOD IN THE LOUVRE

By Yves Pinard. Foreword by Paul Bocuse.

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ISBN: 9782081228214
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Pub Date: 1/12/2010
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A Window on the World: From Durer to Mondrian and Beyond

A WINDOW ON THE WORLD: FROM DURER TO MONDRIAN AND BEYOND

Edited by Marco Franciolli, Giovanni Iovane, Sylvie Wuhrmann.

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ISBN: 9788857216973
USD $60.00
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Pub Date: 9/17/2013
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Art of the Twentieth Century, Volume II

ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, VOLUME II

By Valerio Terraroli. Contributions by Gabriella Belli, Carlo Bertelli, Germano Celant, Ester Coen, Ida Gianelli.

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ISBN: 9788876248047
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Pub Date: 10/16/2007
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Art of the Twentieth Century, Volume I

ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, VOLUME I

By Valerio Terraroli.

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ISBN: 9788876246043
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Pub Date: 10/3/2006
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I Caravaggeschi

I CARAVAGGESCHI

By Claudio Strinati.

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ISBN: 9788884912824
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Pub Date: 9/7/2010
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Armenia

ARMENIA

By Gabriella Uluhogian, Boghos Levon Zekiyan.

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ISBN: 9788857212449
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Pub Date: 9/25/2012
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Arabic Hurufiyya

ARABIC HURUFIYYA

Edited by Charbel Dagher.

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ISBN: 9788857231518
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Pub Date: 1/3/2017
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Egypt

EGYPT

Edited by Paola Giovetti, Daniela Picchi.

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ISBN: 9788857230153
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Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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The Art of the Muslim Knights: The Furusyya Art Foundation Collection

THE ART OF THE MUSLIM KNIGHTS: THE FURUSYYA ART FOUNDATION COLLECTION

By Bashir Mohamed.

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ISBN: 9788876248771
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Pub Date: 9/16/2008
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Hogarth, Reynolds, Turner

HOGARTH, REYNOLDS, TURNER

Edited by Valter Curzi, Carolina Brooks.

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ISBN: 9788857222714
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Pub Date: 9/16/2014
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