ISBN: 978 1 85759 282 5
Size: 250 x 210 mm / 8.3 x 9.8 in.
In association with: The Hermitage
Date published: April, 2004
UK £14.95 /US $29.95
- Featuring over 100 stunning images
- Includes works by Carvaggio, Cézanne, van Gogh, Holbein, Kandinsky, Monet, Renoir, Velázquez and many more
The State Hermitage in St Petersburg is one of the world’s major museums of art and cultural history. Founded in the 18th century on the basis of the personal collection of Empress Catherine II, its huge collection of over 3 million works, displayed in more than 300 rooms, reflect the development of world art and culture from pre-historic times to the present day. Part of the successful Masterpieces series, which includes titles devoted to the Gemäldegalerie, Louvre, Prado and Vatican, this title showcases the most stunning exhibits, drawing from an extraordinary range of Egyptian, Hellenistic, Roman, Dutch, English, Flemish, French, German, Italian, Netherlandish, Russian, Spanish, Middle Eastern and Asian collections, and detailing works by Caravaggio, Cézanne, Giorgione, van Dyck, van Gogh, Hals, Holbein, Kandinsky, Leonardo, Matisse, Michelangelo, Monet, Poussin, Renoir, Rubens, Titian, Velázquez and many more.