Ivan Shishkin

Ivan Shishkin

by Irina Shuvalova
     
 

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Russian countryside is some of the world’s most lovely, from the celebrated explosions of wildflowers that fill its forests in the spring, to the icy winter tundra that defeated the advances of Napoleon and Hitler, and provided the backdrop for the drama of many of Russian literature’s celebrated scenes. And no one immortalized it better than Ivan

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Russian countryside is some of the world’s most lovely, from the celebrated explosions of wildflowers that fill its forests in the spring, to the icy winter tundra that defeated the advances of Napoleon and Hitler, and provided the backdrop for the drama of many of Russian literature’s celebrated scenes. And no one immortalized it better than Ivan Shishkin (1832-1898), a Russian landscape painter. In this comprehensive work of scholarship, Irina Shuvalova makes a thorough examination of Shishkin’s work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781781602485
Publisher:
Parkstone Press USA, Limited
Publication date:
12/16/2013
Series:
Best of Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Irina Shuvalova is an art historian attached to the department of late 19th and early 20th- century Russian Painting in the Russian Museum in Saint-Petersburg. She has  organized many exhibitions of Russian art abroad, and has written extensively on the subject.

Victoria Charles received her PhD in art history. She has published extensively on art history and has contributed to Art Information, an international guide to contemporary art. She is a regular contributor to journals and magazines.

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