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Paintings in the Hermitage

by Colin T. Eisler

ISBN 1556701594 / 9781556701597 / 1-55670-159-4
Publisher Stewart Tabori & Chang
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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More than 750 works in this book include many of those acquired by Catherine the Great as well as hundreds of other added more recently. The book features paintings from 18th-and 19th-century France, with major canvases by Boucher, Fragonard, Watteau, Claude Lorrain, Hubert Robert, David Ingres, Courbet, Corot, the paintings of the Dutch and Flemish Baroque which include Rembrandt's "Return of the Prodigal Son" and his "Descent from the Cross", as well as examples of works by Hals, Rubens, Van Dyck and Jordaens. It includes works by Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne, Picasso and Matisse. It also features works of the Italian Renaissance, Spanish paintings and paintings from England, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium and the United States. [via]