This book contains fifty-one paintings selected from the State Hermitage Museum in Leningrad and the Pushkin State Museum in Moscow for an exhibition. Essays on the history of collecting in Russia from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century are provided by Irina Kuznetsova, Art Director at Pushkin Museum and Albert Kostenevich, Chief Curator at the Hermitage Museum. Poussin, Cezanne, David, Bouchers, Gauguin, Ingres, Matisse, and Watteau are among the artists represented.
This hardcover book is in very good condition. This blue cloth-covered book comes with a dust jacket. The jacket has a small tear at the top corner near the flap. The pages are lightly tanned at the edges. This book is clean, the binding is tight and the interior is unmarked.
This book contains 168 pages including 77 illustrations (66 in color), notes on the paintings, abbreviated references, and an index of the artists.
Title: From Poussin to Matisse-- The Russian Taste for French Painting
Publisher: The Art Institute of Chicago
Place: Chicago, IL
Date of Publication: 1990
Number of Pages: 168
Dimensions: 8.75 x 10.5 inches