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Masters of World Painting
Publisher: Aurora Art Publishers. Country: USSR. Date: 1971-89.

Martiros Saryan (Masters of World Painting/Aurora) (image)

Martiros Saryan.
Leningrad (=St Petersburg), Aurora Art Publishers, 1985 (Masters of World Painting).
Softbound. 12 + 28 pp. Size: 24.5 x 32 cm.


MASTERS OF WORLD PAINTING (AURORA ART PUBLISHERS)
Series Note:
Each book in the Masters of World Painting series is a photo album with an introduction.

Important paintings of many of the artists featured in this book series are held by the Hermitage art gallery in St. Petersburg (formerly Leningrad) and reproductions of many of those appear in these books.

Typical format: 13 p., [3] p., [12] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 32 cm. Some volumes are bilingual with text in English and Russian.

Most of the books in the series were first published in the Russian language and have been then translated into English for this Masters of World Painting series.

The series was published by Aurora Art Publishers, Leningrad [Izdatel'stvo "Avrora"].

Beginning in 1977 some of the volumes in the series were republished in the United States by the New York City art publisher Henry N. Abrams, Inc.

See: "U.S. and Soviet Publishers Sign Agreement on Co-Productions", The New York Times, 8 February 1977.

"The Abrams company contract with Aurora, leading Soviet art publisher in Leningrad, involves both finished books and art portfolios. Large format paperbacks from Aurora's Masters of World Painting of the Hermitage series include Rockwell Kent, Lucas Cranach, Henri Rousseau, Titian, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Repin, Pissarro, Picasso and Rubens."

Title/Author, Translator, etc./Year of Publication/Other Details

Pierre Bonnard
Introduction and selection by Alexandr Babin. Translated from the Russian by Anne Staros.
1986

Paul Cezanne
Compiled by Yekaterina Drevina [Ekaterina Andreevna Drevina]
1981
Leningrad : Aurora Art Publishers ; New York : Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1981

Lucas Cranach
by N. Nikulin [Nikolaj Nikolaevic Nikulin]. Translated by Valerij Aleksandrovic Fateev [Valery Aleksandrovich Fateyev],
by Lucas Cranach; Nikolaj Nikolaevic_ Nikulin; Valerij Aleksandrovic_ Fateev
1976

Edgar Degas
by Asia Kantor-Gukovskaya [Asja Solomonovna Kantor-Gukovskaja]. Translated by Vladinir Pozner.
1982

Alexander Deineka
Compiled and with an introduction by Andrei Chegodaev. Designed by Anatoly Kashirsky.
1983

André Derain
Compiled and introduced by Natalia Brodskaya. Translated from the Russian by Monica Wilkinson. Designed by Viacheslav Bakhtin.
1981

Dionysius
Introduction by Valentin Bulkin [Valentin Aleksandrovich Bulkin]. Translated from the Russian by Sheila Bentley. Designed by Anatoly Kashirsky.
1982

Caspar David Friedrich
Compiled and introduced by Boris Asvarisc [Asvarishch], Head of 19th- and 20th-century Paintings and Sculpture in the Western European Fine Arts department of the State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg. Translated from the Russian by Hugh Aplin.
1985

Paul Gauguin
by Asia Kantor-Gukovskaya [Asja Solomonovna Kantor-Gukovskaja]. Designed by Viacheslav Bakhtin. Translated by John MacNair.
1979; 1987.

Alexander Golovin
Compiled and introduced by Yelena Fedosova. Translated from the Russian by John Crowfoot. Designed by Viacheslav Bakhtin.
1989

Igor Grabar
Compiled by V. Azarkovich [V. G. Azarkovich] and N. Yegorova [N. V. Egorova].
1977

Jean-Baptiste Greuze
Compiled and introduced by Irina Novoselskaya
1987

Alexander Ivanov
Selection and introduction by Militsa Neliudova. Translated from the Russian by Yuri Pamfilov. Designed by Anatoly Kashirskikh.
1985

Rockwell Kent
Compiled and with an introduction by Andrei Chegodayev [Andrei Dmitrievich Chegodaev].
1976

Konchalovsky
by W. S. Kemenov [Vladimir Semenovich Kemenov].
1973

Pavel Korin
by Praskovya Korina
1971

Konstantin Korovin
Text and selection by Alexander Kamensky. Translated from the Russian by Inna Sorokina.
1988.

Boris Kustodiev
Compiled and introduced by Sophia Kaplanova. Translated from the Russian by Arthur Shkarovsky-Raffe.
1982; 1984

Levitsky
Compiled and introduced by Novella Voronina. Translated from the Russian by William Keenan. Designed by Yevgeny Taranov.
1982

Claude Lorrain
Compiled and introduced by Sergei Daniel. Translated from the Russian by Inna Sorokina.
1986

Philip Maliavin
Selected and introduced by Alla Korobtsova. Translated from the Russian by Inna Sorokina.
1988

Masters of World Painting in Soviet Museums: Russia, Italy, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Flanders, Holland, England, Germany, Austria, Switzerland
by E. I. Marchenko [Elena Marchenko], art historian. Translated from the Russian by Yuri Pamfilov and Arthur Shkarovsky-Raffe. Originally published in Russian as: Mastera mirovoi zhivopisi v muzeiakh Sovetskogo Soiuza.
1987

Henri Matisse
by A. G. Kostenevich [Albert Kostenevich]. Translated from the Russian by Peter Waldron and Monica Wilkinson.
1981
"An album of fifteen coloured plates of Matisse's work, preceded by a general, workman-like introduction by a Russian art historian and Matisse specialist."
-- Catherine C. Bock Weiss, Henri Matisse: A Guide to Research, New York and London. Garland, 1996, p. 47.

Anton Raphael Mengs
Compiled and introduced by Nikolai Nikulin. Translated from the Russian by Vladimir Vezey.
1984

Claude Monet
Compiled and introduced by Anna Barskaya. Also Monica Wilkinson.
1980; 1988

Murillo
Compiled and introduced by Liudmila Kagane. Translated from the Russian by Inna Sorokina.
1988

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin
Introduction and selection by Lev Mochalov. Translated by Anna Jacobson and Richard Doran.
1971; 1980

Pablo Picasso
by Pablo Picasso; A G Kostenevich [Albert Kostenavich]. Translated by Vladimir Vezey.
1979; 1987

Niko Pirosmani
by N A Pirosmanasvili; A Kamenskij
1985

Pissarro
Compiled and introduced by Mikhail Guerman. Translated from the Russian by Mark Ashworth. Designed by Viacheslav Bakhtin.
1973
Leningrad : Aurora Art Publishers ; London : Collet's, 1973.

Vasily Polenov
Compiled and introduced by Valery Pilipenko. Translated from the Russian by Graham Whittaker.
1989

Nicolas Poussin
Compiled and introduced by Yuri Zolotov. Translated by David Williams.
1985

Rembrandt
Compiled and introduced by Xenia Yegorova. Translated by Vladimir Travlinsky.
1981; 1986; 1987

Auguste Renoir
by Natalia Brodskaya
1986

Repin
Compiled and introduced by Grigory Sternin. Translated from the Russian by Roger Keys.
1974; 1987

Andrei Riabushkin
Compiled and introduced by Natalia Masalina. Translated from the Russian by Rise Singer.
1986

Fiodor Rokotov
Introduced by Alexei Savinov. Compiled by Natalia Alexandrova. Translated from the Russian by Lenina Sorokina.
1971; 1984

Nikolay Roerich
Compiled and introduced by Liudmila Korotkina
1976
English and Russian parallel text.

Henri Rousseau
Introduction and selection by N. Brodskaya. Designed by V. Bakhtin. Translated by C. Watson.
1977; 1979; 1983

Rubens
by V. Razdolskaya [Vera Razdolskaya]. Translated by Natalia Johnstone. Designed by Viacheslav Bakhtin.
1973; 1983; 1986

Andrei Rublev
by Vladimir Plugin;
1987

Jacob van Ruisdael
by Urij Borisovic Kuznecov [Yuri Kuznetsov]. Translated by Carolyn Justice.
1984

Martiros Saryan
Introduced and compiled by Sh. [Shahen] Khachatrian.
1975

Alfred Sisley
Compiled and introduced by Alexander Babin. Translated from the Russian by Nelly Fiodorova and Jane Povey.
1988

David Teniers, the Younger
Compiled and introduced by Natalia Babina
1989

Titian
by T. P. Znamerovskaia [Tatyana Znamerovskaya]. Translated from the Russian by Roger Keyes.
1975; 1983; 1986

Simon Ushakov
by Tatiana Aleksandrovna Ananyevna
1971

Van Dongen
by Natalia Brodskaya. Designed by Viacheslav Bakhtin.
1987

Anthony van Dyck
Selection and introduction by Natalia Gritsai. Translated from the Russian by Hugh Alpin.
1982

Van Gogh
by N. N. Kalitina [Nina Nikolaevna Kalitina].
1974

Alexei Venetsianov
Compiled and introduced by Dmitry Sarabyanov. Translated from the Russian by Christina Staros.
1988

Maurice de Vlaminck
by Natalia Brodskaya
1987

Mikhail Vrubel
Compiled and introduced by Mikhail Guerman. Translated from the Russian by John Crowfoot. Designed by Vlacheslav Bakhtin.
1988

Antoine Watteau
by Mikhail Guerman. Translated from the Russian by Ian McGowan.
1971; 1980





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