British art treasures from Russian Imperial collections in the Hermitage / edited by Brian Allen and Larissa Dukelskaya

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Subjects: Art, British--Exhibitions
Art, Modern--18th century--Great Britain--Exhibitions
Art, Modern--19th century--Great Britain--Exhibitions
Art--Russia (Federation)--St. Petersburg--Exhibitions
Artists--Russia
Artists--Great Britain
Gosudarstvennyĭ Ėrmitazh (Russia)--Exhibitions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Haven : Published for the Yale Center for British Art, the Toledo Museum of Art, the Saint Louis Art Museum, the Sate Hermitage Museum and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, c1996
LC Classification: N
Table of Contents: Committee of Honour 6
Sponsor's Foreword 7
The Hermitage of British Art / Mikhail Piotrovsky 8
Foreword by the Director of the Yale Center for British Art 9
Editors' Acknowledgements 10
Contributors to the Catalogue 11
Historical Tables 12
Introduction / John Russell 13
Cultural Relations between Britain and Russia in the Eighteenth Century / Anthony Cross 16
British Paintings in the Hermitage and Catherine the Great / Larissa Dukelskaya 36
The Houghton Sale / Andrew Moore 46
Sir Joshua Reynolds and the Court of Catherine the Great / Martin Postle 56
Scottish Architects in Imperial Russia and their Drawings in the Hermitage / Miliza Korshunova 68
British Gardeners and the Vogue of the English Garden in late Eighteenth-century Russia / Anthony Cross 78
James Walker: A British Engraver in St Petersburg / Alan Bird 92
British Artists in Russia in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century / Elizaveta Renne 104
Wedgwood's Green Frog Service and the Imperial Court / Lydia Liackhova 116
English Silver in St Petersburg / Marina Lopato 124
Engraved Gems in Britain: The Russian Perspective / Yulia Kagan 138
Catalogue 150
Exhibitions and Bibliography 321
Additional Authors: Allen, Brian, 1952-
Dukelʹskai͡a, L. A. (Larisa Aleksandrovna)
Yale Center for British Art
Gosudarstvennyĭ Ėrmitazh (Russia)
Notes: LCCN: 96609865
ISBN: 0300069464 (cloth)
ISBN: 0300069561 (paper)
Catalog published on the occasion of the exhibition organized by the Yale Center for British Art and held at the Center Oct. 5, 1996-Jan. 5, 1997 and at 3 other art museums, Feb. 13, 1997 through Winter 1997/1998
Bibliography: p. 322-328
Physical Description: 328 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm
OCLC Number: 36040905
ISBN/ISSN: 0300069464
0300069561

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