Dekorativnoye iskusstvo v Akademii khudozhestv. Iz istorii russkoy khudozhestvennoy shkoly XVIII-pervoy poloviny XIX veka (Decorative Arts at the Academy of Arts: from the History of the Russian Art School XVIII - Early XIX century)
Price: 31.50 USD
Moskva: Izd. Iskusstvo, 1983. Saddle boards with gold lettering and decoration; brown duo-tone dj with Cyrillic lettering; 310 pp. with several color and bw images. Text in Russian. Published on the 225th anniversary of the Academy of Arts. With a catalogue listing the 124 illustrations. Headings include: The Origins of the Russian School of Decorative Arts; Decorative Arts Studies at the Academy of Arts in the Second Half of the XVIII Century; Decorative Arts at the Academy of Arts of in the First Half of the XIX Century and more. The book is illustrated with reproductions of lesser-known works of Russian art. VG/VG- (clean, tight text but with museum ex-lib. and patron book plates; dj a bit faded and wearing at edges).