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.,  p.,  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
Introduction and selection by Alexandr Babin. Translated from the Russian by Anne Staros.
Compiled by Yekaterina Drevina [Ekaterina Andreevna Drevina]
Leningrad : Aurora Art Publishers ; New York : Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1981
by N. Nikulin [Nikolaj Nikolaevic Nikulin]. Translated by Valerij Aleksandrovic Fateev [Valery Aleksandrovich Fateyev],
by Lucas Cranach; Nikolaj Nikolaevic_ Nikulin; Valerij Aleksandrovic_ Fateev
by Asia Kantor-Gukovskaya [Asja Solomonovna Kantor-Gukovskaja]. Translated by Vladinir Pozner.
Compiled and with an introduction by Andrei Chegodaev. Designed by Anatoly Kashirsky.
Compiled and introduced by Natalia Brodskaya. Translated from the Russian by Monica Wilkinson. Designed by Viacheslav Bakhtin.
Introduction by Valentin Bulkin [Valentin Aleksandrovich Bulkin]. Translated from the Russian by Sheila Bentley. Designed by Anatoly Kashirsky.
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.
by Asia Kantor-Gukovskaya [Asja Solomonovna Kantor-Gukovskaja]. Designed by Viacheslav Bakhtin. Translated by John MacNair.
Compiled and introduced by Yelena Fedosova. Translated from the Russian by John Crowfoot. Designed by Viacheslav Bakhtin.
Compiled by V. Azarkovich [V. G. Azarkovich] and N. Yegorova [N. V. Egorova].
Compiled and introduced by Irina Novoselskaya
Selection and introduction by Militsa Neliudova. Translated from the Russian by Yuri Pamfilov. Designed by Anatoly Kashirskikh.
Compiled and with an introduction by Andrei Chegodayev [Andrei Dmitrievich Chegodaev].
by W. S. Kemenov [Vladimir Semenovich Kemenov].
by Praskovya Korina
Text and selection by Alexander Kamensky. Translated from the Russian by Inna Sorokina.
Compiled and introduced by Sophia Kaplanova. Translated from the Russian by Arthur Shkarovsky-Raffe.
Compiled and introduced by Novella Voronina. Translated from the Russian by William Keenan. Designed by Yevgeny Taranov.
Compiled and introduced by Sergei Daniel. Translated from the Russian by Inna Sorokina.
Selected and introduced by Alla Korobtsova. Translated from the Russian by Inna Sorokina.
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.
by A. G. Kostenevich [Albert Kostenevich]. Translated from the Russian by Peter Waldron and Monica Wilkinson.
"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.
Compiled and introduced by Anna Barskaya. Also Monica Wilkinson.
Compiled and introduced by Liudmila Kagane. Translated from the Russian by Inna Sorokina.
Introduction and selection by Lev Mochalov. Translated by Anna Jacobson and Richard Doran.
by Pablo Picasso; A G Kostenevich [Albert Kostenavich]. Translated by Vladimir Vezey.
by N A Pirosmanasvili; A Kamenskij
Compiled and introduced by Mikhail Guerman. Translated from the Russian by Mark Ashworth. Designed by Viacheslav Bakhtin.
Leningrad : Aurora Art Publishers ; London : Collet's, 1973.
Compiled and introduced by Valery Pilipenko. Translated from the Russian by Graham Whittaker.
Compiled and introduced by Yuri Zolotov. Translated by David Williams.
Compiled and introduced by Xenia Yegorova. Translated by Vladimir Travlinsky.
1981; 1986; 1987
by Natalia Brodskaya
Compiled and introduced by Grigory Sternin. Translated from the Russian by Roger Keys.
Compiled and introduced by Natalia Masalina. Translated from the Russian by Rise Singer.
Introduced by Alexei Savinov. Compiled by Natalia Alexandrova. Translated from the Russian by Lenina Sorokina.
Compiled and introduced by Liudmila Korotkina
English and Russian parallel text.
Introduction and selection by N. Brodskaya. Designed by V. Bakhtin. Translated by C. Watson.
1977; 1979; 1983
by V. Razdolskaya [Vera Razdolskaya]. Translated by Natalia Johnstone. Designed by Viacheslav Bakhtin.
1973; 1983; 1986
by Vladimir Plugin;
Jacob van Ruisdael
by Urij Borisovic Kuznecov [Yuri Kuznetsov]. Translated by Carolyn Justice.
Introduced and compiled by Sh. [Shahen] Khachatrian.
Compiled and introduced by Alexander Babin. Translated from the Russian by Nelly Fiodorova and Jane Povey.
David Teniers, the Younger
Compiled and introduced by Natalia Babina
by T. P. Znamerovskaia [Tatyana Znamerovskaya]. Translated from the Russian by Roger Keyes.
1975; 1983; 1986
by Tatiana Aleksandrovna Ananyevna
by Natalia Brodskaya. Designed by Viacheslav Bakhtin.
Anthony van Dyck
Selection and introduction by Natalia Gritsai. Translated from the Russian by Hugh Alpin.
by N. N. Kalitina [Nina Nikolaevna Kalitina].
Compiled and introduced by Dmitry Sarabyanov. Translated from the Russian by Christina Staros.
Maurice de Vlaminck
by Natalia Brodskaya
Compiled and introduced by Mikhail Guerman. Translated from the Russian by John Crowfoot. Designed by Vlacheslav Bakhtin.
by Mikhail Guerman. Translated from the Russian by Ian McGowan.
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