The Moscow Kremlin State Historical and Cultural Museum and Heritage Site, 2017. In Russian and English 2017. – 264 p. ill.
The publication accompaning the exhibition 'Beyond Imagination: Treasures of Imperial Japan from the Khalili Collection, 19th to Early 20th Century' gives a shot but revealing insight into the world's most extensive, significant and comprehensive private collection of Japanese art, for the first time presented in Russia. It was collected with passion and knowledge over approximately five decades by the renowned scholar and academic Professor Nasser David Khalili, and comparable in its extent only to that held by the Japanese Imperial family. The catalogue includes about a hundred luxurious kimonos and interior design item, i.e. vases, incense burners, dishes, cloisonnРµМЃ enamel panels and sculptural compositions. The text is lavishly illustrated. The publication is recommended to a wide audience of amateurs of Japanese culture and art at the turn of the 20th century.
The catalogue is available at the exhibition hall of the Assumption Belfry, museum shops at the Aleksandrovsky Sad, Armoury Chamber and the shop opposite the Patriarch's Palace.
Price: 2500 rub.