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All the Empty Palaces: The Merchant Patrons of Modern Art in Pre-Revolutionary Russia

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In this 1983 study, Beverly Whitney Kean (1921-2011) explored the extraordinary legacy of Sergei Shchukin (1854-1936) and Ivan Morozov (1871-1921), Moscow textile tycoons who vied with each other to see who could assemble the most impressive collection, as a result of which Russia became home to some of the greatest works of modern art before the 1917 Revolution.
1st edition hardback w/ unclipped dust jacket. Condition: good to fair - jacket shows wear including small part of the top edge back cover torn and water stain on top of spine (see images) Page edges slightly tanned with a few spots of foxing. Colour and b/w illustrations.

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PLU:
0
Author(s):
Beverly Whitney Kean
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
24.1 x 16.8 x 3.3 cm
Edition:
1st 1983
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
342
Publisher:
Barrie & Jenkins
Title:
All the Empty Palaces: The Merchant Patrons of Modern Art in Pre-Revolutionary Russia

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In this 1983 study, Beverly Whitney Kean (1921-2011) explored the extraordinary legacy of Sergei Shchukin (1854-1936) and Ivan Morozov (1871-1921), Moscow textile tycoons who vied with each other to see who could assemble the most impressive collection, as a result of which Russia became home to some of the greatest works of modern art before the 1917 Revolution.
1st edition hardback w/ unclipped dust jacket. Condition: good to fair - jacket shows wear including small part of the top edge back cover torn and water stain on top of spine (see images) Page edges slightly tanned with a few spots of foxing. Colour and b/w illustrations.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Beverly Whitney Kean
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
24.1 x 16.8 x 3.3 cm
Edition:
1st 1983
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
342
Publisher:
Barrie & Jenkins
Title:
All the Empty Palaces: The Merchant Patrons of Modern Art in Pre-Revolutionary Russia

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