Surikov

Surikov

by Vladimir Kemenov
     
 

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Like its military secrets, information about cultural icons of the former Soviet Union little known in the West are now being disseminated. Critic Kemenov (USSR Academy of Fine Arts) focuses on one such artist who occupies a special place in Russian history, despite a legacy of only seven major paintings. Surikov, Cossack-heritaged participant in the Russian realist school (1880s- 1890s), featured striking individualized portraits among his epic portrayals of Russian history<-->evoking comparison to Delacroix in his sensibilities. Includes 100-plus color and b&w illustrations and a chronology; lacks a bibliography and index. Approx. 9.5x12.5<"> Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859953259
Publisher:
Parkstone Press USA, Limited
Publication date:
11/01/1997
Series:
Great Painters Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
9.67(w) x 12.84(h) x 0.78(d)

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