1916. Item #A5065
Benois, Alexandre. The Russian School of Painting. NY: Knopf 1916. 199p + 32 pls. printed in sepia. Introd. by Christian Brinton. Fair hardcover: ex-lib., rebound in sturdy buckram and with usual marks. Occasional short closed marginal tears; occasional smudges; pages overall good and clean. ** Chapters on the 18th century, classicism, romanticism, Alexander Ivanov and religious painting, realism and "purpose" painting, history and fairy tales, landscape and free realism, and the contemporary state of Russian painting. Reference copy of the original edition.