This colorful book is devoted to one of St Petersburg’s greatest treasure-houses of art - the State Hermitage Museum.
The Hermitage is not only one of the largest depositories of art in the world, but it is also an architectural gem created by great architects, sculptors and artists. The wonder and luxury of the rooms in the palace complex emphasize the unparalleled beauty of the masterpieces from around the world that are on display there. Over 3.5 million paintings, sculptures, prints and pieces of decorative and applied art demonstrate the full scope of artistic culture from all over the world. This book contains approximately 300 color illustrations presenting reproductions of the Hermitage masterpieces.
- Arca Publishers (Printed in Riga, Latvia), 2009
- 320 pages
- 293 color illustrations
- 4 1/2 x 3 7/8 in (11.5 x 10 cm)
- Available in English and Russian
- ISBN: 978-5-91208-053-1 (Eng.)
- ISBN: 978-5-91208-051-7 (Rus.)
- Weight: 0,289 kg