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Title The State Museum of Palekh Art.
Publisher Moscow Izobrazitelnoye Iskusstvo Publishers
Date 1975
Book ID 36328
First Edition  


Tall quarto, cloth-backed decorated boards, in original red decorated slip-case. 160 colour plates, texts in Russian and English. In excellent condition bright, clean and unused. Slip-case a little rubbed from storage, with tear to upper fold. Used; Very Good With introduction and captions in Russian and English, colour illustrated throughout with plates listed. Arranged in sections: Icon and Mural painting, lacquer minatures, sketches for murals, works for stage and screen, book minatures, porcelain. Although Palekh art started in the 17th century and still goes on, this book concentrates on its zenith during the 1920s and 1930s. Soviet Palekh art was a blend of old techniques and new themes as can also be seen in earlier Soviet porcelain, textiles, murals and other decorative and applied art.
Price: £15.00

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