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Flower Power

ISBN: 9785912083631

Author: Catherine Phillips    Publisher: Arca Publishers

This elegant gift edition pays tribute to the symbolic and allegorical language of flowers by placing images from the large collection of works from The State H...


This elegant gift edition pays tribute to the symbolic and allegorical language of flowers by placing images from the large collection of works from The State Hermitage Museum alongside myths, legends, and poetry from around the world.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 105 x 148 mm


Publication Date: 24-05-2019


$39.99
Birds Of A Feather

ISBN: 9785912083648

Author: Catherine Phillips    Publisher: Arca Publishers

The symbolism surrounding the bird is unequalled by any other creature. Godlike,mysterious, benevolent or evil, they can be associated with fire, with freedom, ...


The symbolism surrounding the bird is unequalled by any other creature. Godlike,mysterious, benevolent or evil, they can be associated with fire, with freedom, with fragility and have been a recurrent symbol in mythology, literature and art through time. Illustrated with a beautiful collection of works from The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg and other 20th century Russian masterpieces, "Birds of a feather", figures the place of birds in human culture.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 304


Dimensions: 105 x 148 mm


Publication Date: 30-05-2019


$39.99
Grand and Private Rooms of the Winter Palace

ISBN: 9785912084133

Author: Tatyana Sonina    Publisher: Arca Publishers

A stunning volume presents the thrilling history of the Winter Palace, connected with the life of Russia and Saint Petersburg for more than 250 years. Externall...


A stunning volume presents the thrilling history of the Winter Palace, connected with the life of Russia and Saint Petersburg for more than 250 years. Externally the Palace has not changed much, however its interior, as a living organism, has been constantly updated for the royal family members’ needs, status, and artistic tastes. These numerous changes are reflected in splendid illustrations, mostly from the State Hermitage collection. Colourful album will let you both walk along the halls of bygone epochs and get acquainted with the Palace’s modern life, enjoying magnificent masterpieces of painting.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 216


Dimensions: 228 x 266 mm


Publication Date: 28-10-2019


$100.00
DUE > 24th Jan 2020
The Hermitage Masterpieces

ISBN: 9785912084140

Author: Oleg Neverov    Publisher: Arca Publishers

Works from the palatial Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, Russia, are beautifully reproduced in this splendid volume. For 255 years, the State Hermitage has be...


Works from the palatial Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, Russia, are beautifully reproduced in this splendid volume. For 255 years, the State Hermitage has been one of Europe’s largest and significant museums. Its collection was started in 1764 by Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia, and now encompass more than 3 million works of art and artifacts displayed within a spectacular architectural ensemble, the heart of which is the famed Winter Palace. This new edition captures the masterpieces of European painting from the 14th to the early 20th centuries with brief and thrilling commentaries on every illustration.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 336


Dimensions: 215 x 205 mm


Publication Date: 28-10-2019


$89.99
DUE > 24th Jan 2020
Gods Humans Dogs

ISBN: 9785912084065

Author: Nikolai Gol    Publisher: Arca Publishers

This book is dedicated to humanity’s oldest and most loyal friend, our companion since time immemorial—the DOG. Dogs have devotedly served poor shepherds an...


This book is dedicated to humanity’s oldest and most loyal friend, our companion since time immemorial—the DOG. Dogs have devotedly served poor shepherds and mighty kings, and even the gods. Their hidden talents and capabilities are spoken of in the secret language of symbols and allegories. Working dogs and companion dogs, the favourite pets of the House of Romanov, dogs in the religions of the world, in military history and in culture—all these topics are covered in a fascinating account. The book is illustrated with works of art of different eras and genres, selected mainly from the collections of the State Hermitage. It is aimed at everyone who has a soft spot for our fourlegged friends and is inclined to think.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 195 x 210 mm


Publication Date: 28-10-2019


$55.00
DUE > 24th Jan 2020
The Hermitage Cats

ISBN: 9785912084041

Author: Nikolai Gol    Publisher: Arca Publishers

This book gives a wide-ranging and detailed presentation of the feline exhibits in the Hermitage Ancient Egyptian bronze, medieval European painting, Chinese an...


This book gives a wide-ranging and detailed presentation of the feline exhibits in the Hermitage Ancient Egyptian bronze, medieval European painting, Chinese and Japanese graphic art, Russian lubok prints of the 18th to 20th centuries, cats in the form of toys and much more.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 106


Dimensions: 195 x 210 mm


Publication Date: 28-10-2019


$55.00
DUE > 24th Jan 2020
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