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Russian art at Hillwood

Katrina V. H. Taylor

Russian art at Hillwood

by Katrina V. H. Taylor

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Published by Hillwood Museum, Distributed by University of Washington Press in Washington, D.C, Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia (Federation),
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Hillwood Museum (Washington, D.C.),
    • Decorative arts -- Russia (Federation),
    • Painting, Russian -- Russia (Federation),
    • Decorative arts -- Washington (D.C.),
    • Painting -- Washington (D.C.)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKatrina V.H. Taylor.
      ContributionsHillwood Museum (Washington, D.C.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK975 .T38 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2398797M
      LC Control Number87028768

        Marjorie Merriweather Post was a woman of extraordinarily fabulous taste, renowned for her art collections (particularly Russian art), her style, her jewels, and her ability to throw a great party. Well, and also for being enormously wealthy, which I think is .   “It is the only piece of imperial regalia outside of Russia,” said Scott Ruby, Hillwood’s curator of Russian art. “It was in the imperial Treasury until

      SlavArt The International Bookshop Book Title Russian Art at Hillwood Translation Russian Art at Hillwood Author Katrina Taylor Language English Published Washington Condition Very Good Condition - Almost New Format & Size Hardcover with DJ - " x "; 96 pages each Description Fantastic book featuring the collection of the late M. Merriweather Post, now the Russian Art . Gospel Cover, Russian Orthodox Objects, Hillwood Museum IMG_ Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. The home of Marjorie Merriweather Post in Washington, DC. Photograph by Roy Kelley. Fulton Sheen Medieval Books Medieval Manuscript Book Cover Art Book Art Book Covers Bible Verses About Love Bound Book Orthodox Icons.

      Hillwood Museum and Gardens is the former estate of art collector and philanthropist Marjorie Merriweather Post, the heir to the Post cereal fortune. Located near Rock Creek Park in Northwest Washington, DC, the historic property showcases “the most comprehensive collection of 18th Century and 19th Century Russian imperial art outside of. Media in category "Russian art" The following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. Sonia Delaunay, Blaise Cendrars, , La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France, illustrated book with watercolor applied through pochoir and relief print on paper, x cm, Princeton University Art × 1,; KB.


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Russian art at Hillwood by Katrina V. H. Taylor Download PDF EPUB FB2

Explore nea objects from Hillwood’s collection of Russian imperial art, French eighteenth-century decorative art, and Marjorie Merriweather Post’s. Russian Art at Hillwood [Taylor, Katrina V. H.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Russian Art at Hillwood5/5(1). As the book notes, "It is the most representative collection of Russian decorative art outside the Soviet Union," (p.9) which somewhat dates it, but the idea is there.

The book is a useful, concise, clearly-written overview of the material found at Hillwood. Post bought many extraordinary and world-class items.5/5(1). The solemn and spiritual Russian religious pieces on display in the Icon Room and Russian Sacred Arts Gallery represent the core of Hillwood’s collection in this area.

Like the other areas of the Russian collection, the initial formation of the collection of icons and religious objects can be traced to Post’s time in the Soviet Union. Try the new Google Books.

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Date published Keywords DECORATIVE ARTS RUSSIA PAINTING COLLECTIONS HISTORY Bookseller catalogs Art Book Edition: First Edition. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Taylor, Katrina V.H., Russian art at Hillwood.

Washington, D.C.: Hillwood Museum ; Seattle: Distributed by. A new book celebrates the year-round beauty of Marjorie Merriweather Post's historic house and surrounding landscape at Hillwood. A new book celebrates the year-round beauty of Marjorie Merriweather Post's historic house and surrounding landscape at Hillwood such as Russian art from French art,” explains Markert.

After enjoying the. Get this from a library. Russian icons at Hillwood. [Wendy R Salmond] -- Hillwood was the Washington residence of Marjorie Merriweather Post (), cereal heiress, collector and philanthropist.

Mrs. Post collected art throughout her life, emphasizing only the finest. Today, Post’s Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens in Washington, D.C., houses her vast and obsessive collection of Imperial Russian collected.

Much of that art can be viewed these days at Hillwood, the Washington, D.C., home where she died and was buried, and which now operates as a private museum. But as the new book A Garden for All Seasons: Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Hillwood demonstrates.

In Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, you can explore the most comprehensive collection of Russian imperial art, antique jewelry, and apparel outside of Russia, a distinguished 18th-century French decorative art collection, and twenty-five acres of.

The Hillwood Museum in Washington, D.C. displays its collection of Faberge treasures as you have never seen them before. The exhibition features over objections, and runs until the 13th of. The Hillwood boasts the largest collection of Russian imperial art outside of Russia.

but not in the book on the Russian crown jewels. Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens is a decorative arts museum in Washington, D.C., United former residence of businesswoman, socialite, philanthropist and collector Marjorie Merriweather Post, Hillwood is known for its large decorative arts collection that focuses heavily on the House of Romanov, including Fabergé highlights are 18th and 19th century French art.

Her fortune went into such things as the now-infamous Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, a collection of French and Russian art housed at Hillwood, her. The exhibition Splendor and Surprise: Elegant Containers, Antique to Modern at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens in Washington, DC is the first major exhibition by French curator Wilfried Zeisler, curator of 19th century art.

He is a graduate from the Sorbonne University and from the Ecole du Louvre, Paris, and is a scholar of French and Russian art.

Anne C. Odom, an expert on Russian imperial art who was a curator emerita at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens in Washington, died Aug. 25 at a hospital in. Imperial Russian Art, Icon Room, Hillwood Estate, Museum IMG_ May Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens.

The home of Marjorie Merriweather Post in Washington, DC. Photograph by Roy Kelley. Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs. Museum Collection The museum collection features objects dating from the 16th to the 21st centuries, including sacred art, paintings, military objects, books, documents, photographs, and decorative art.

The collection offers a fascinating glimpse into history, art, and culture of Russia and the Russian diaspora. Among the most important artefacts are objects belonging to Tsar Nicholas. Anne C. Odom, 75, an expert on Russian imperial art who was a curator emerita at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens in Washington, died Aug.

25 at a hospital in Burlington, Vt.As an authority on Russian art, Odom also contributed to academic studies at the Smithsonian Institution and New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Achievements Anne Odom was a well-known Russian art expert.

She is best known as the author of Russian Imperial Porcelain at Hillwood.As the heir to the Postum Cereal Company, later General Foods, Marjorie () was among the wealthiest women of her time.

She dedicated her intense focus to collecting French and Russian art, as well as making significant charitable contributions throughout her life. In Marjorie purchased Hillwood as her spring and fall residence.