From the 18th to the Beginning of the 20th Century ; Collection of the Palace of Ostankino in Moscow

Book - 1998
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The Ostankino Palace Museum in Moscow holds a collection of more than 200 fans dating from the early 18th until the 20th century. It is based on the Vishneski and the Sheremetnev collections, which allows us to trace the development of fans over this period in all their diversity.

The 200 incredibly varied, intricate, and beautiful fans in the collection of the Ostankino Palace Museum in Moscow - one of the most important of such collections in the world - are reproduced in more than 250 color illustrations in the new Parkstone book, FANS: from the 18th to the beginnning of the 20th century by Alexander Tcherviakov. Also reproduced are masterpieces by Whistler, Velasquez, Goya, Manet, Renoir, Vallotton, Brullov, Ingres, Bonnard, and Utamaro, each depicting an elegant woman carrying a fan.

Publisher: Bournemouth, [Eng.] : Parkstone, c1998
ISBN: 9781859953655
Branch Call Number: 391.44 C424f 1998
Characteristics: 216 p. : ill. (some col.), ports ; 32 cm


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