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Catherine the Great:
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It will showcase the truly spectacular collections of Catherine the Great, one of Russia's most successful rulers. Catherine (1729-96) was also one of the greatest art collectors of all time. The exhibition includes: portraits; costumes and uniforms; snuffboxes inlaid with precious gems, gold and silver; Ancient Greek and Roman carved cameos depicting figures from biblical stories, mythology and history; many of the finest examples of porcelain, glass, metal, and polished stone items ever made in Russia. This exhibition guide has eight illustrated essays by experts in the fields of Russian history and art, followed by a selected catalogue of over 200 objects.
BINDING: Soft Cover Edition
SIZE: 9-1/2" x 7-3"
NO. PAGES: 224
ILLUSTRATIONS: 200 Colour and Black & White
LANGUAGE: English Text
REGULAR PRICE: $40.00 CAD
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