The edition is timed to the exhibition in the Moscow Kremlin Museums âThe 100th Anniversary of the USSR: G. V. Chicherin and the Soviet Diplomacyâ. It includes over eighty items, most part of which is published for the first time. The exhibition project is dedicated to Georgy Vasilievich Chicherin â brilliant diplomat and statesman, who leaded the Foreign Office of the RSFSR and the USSR in the most complicated period of the post-revolutionary history of the country.
This catalogue is timed to coincide with the similarly named exhibition in the Moscow Kremlin Museums. It is dedicated to key milestones of the centuries-old history of Russian-French relations, as well as prominent figures, which have contributed to the development of the Russian-French relationship in diplomatic, scientific, cultural and artistic spheres.
Language: Russian, photo captions and summary in English as well. The catalogue is prepared for the eponymous exhibition at the Moscow Kremlin Museums and devoted to one of the most challenging times in Russian history - the ending of the Rurikid family reign on the Moscow throne and the Time of Troubles.
This publication is dedicated to the exhibition "Carl FabergĂ© & Fedor RĂŒckert. Masterpieces of Russian Enamel", which tells about the work of the eminent, but until recently little-known jeweller Fedor RĂŒckert, who collaborated with many well-known companies, including the one of Carl FabergĂ©. Fedor RĂŒckert created silver pieces decorated with multicoloured enamel, inserts with miniature compositions, which often reproduced art works of famous Russian painters, such as Viktor Vasnetsov. This is the first edition to show the career of the outstanding jeweller in such a volume â the catalogue includes about five hundred items, three hundred of which were created in his studio. The catalogue is on sale in the exhibition hall of the Assumption Cathedral, in our souvenir shops opposite the Patriarch's Palace, in the Alexander Garden, Armoury Chamber and Annunciation Cathedral. Price - 3000 âœ
The catalogue is published on the occasion of the exhibition held in the Moscow Kremlin Museums dedicated to the activities of Emperor Peter the Great as the first Russian collector and the patron of fine arts and sciences. The edition reveals his outstanding contribution to the foundation of the Museology in Russia. The items presented in the catalogue exemplify the evolution of the Armoury Chamber of the Moscow Kremlin in the epoch of Peter's reforms; illustrate the influence of the overseas trips on the ideology and artistic taste of the first Russian Emperor; narrates the history of his early collections in Preobrazhensky Palace and his "personal cabinet", which became the core of the first public museum - the Kunstkamera in Saint Petersburg. The catalogue is on sale at the Exhibition Hall of the Assumption Belfry, Museum shops opposite the Patriarch's Palace, in the Alexander Garden, Armoury Chamber, in the Annunciation and Assumption cathedrals. Price - 2000 RUB.
Conservation experts, who bring back to life irreplaceable items of lasting artistic and historical significance, can rightly be called 'guardians of time'. The catalogue contains information about artistic features of the eighty-seven exhibits, written by its curator, and a description of the conservation process, compiled by the conservator. Many works are published for the first time, and a number of unique objects are thus being introduced into scientific and historical circulation. The catalogue concludes with information about the conservators of the Moscow Kremlin Museums, forming a 'collective portrait' of the modern Kremlin restoration school. Price - 2300 RUB.
The catalogue is published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Treasures from the Palace Museum: The Flourishing of China in the 18th Century' (March-May 2019). It examines the history of the Qing dynasty (1644-1912) during its flowering period; it is dedicated mainly to the Qianlong Emperor (1736-1796), one of the most famous rulers in the history of China. The book is dvided into three sections and includes descriptions of one hundred sixty pieces of art from the collection of the Beijing Imperial Palace (Gugong). The description of the exhibits is preceded by the entries written by the specialists of the Palace Museum. The catalogue is of interest to both specialists and a wide audience of amateurs of Chinese culture. The edition 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 - 2000 RUB.
The Bulgari Heritage Collection and the Moscow Kremlin Museums present an exhibition catalogue "BVLGARI. Tribute to Femininity. Magnificent Roman Jewels" introducing pieces of high jewellery art by world-known Italian Maison BVLGARI, which history dates more than a hundred and thirty years back. The catalogue is on sale in our souvenir shops in the Alexander Garden, in the Armoury Chamber and in the shop situated opposite the Patriarch's Palace. Price - 4000 RUB.
This catalogue accompanies the exhibition "Ming Dynasty: The Radiance of Knowledge" hold at the Moscow Kremlin Museums (April-July 2018) and presenting over a hundred and fifty items from the Shanghai Museum. Four sections of the publication offer most characteristic and vivid aspects of Ming culture. The "Scholar's Studio" section introduces the key "treasures" of the man of education of the Ming dynasty (1348-1644); the "Passion for Antiquity" tells about imitating the finest pieces of art dating back to more ancient times. The third section called "Porcelain Pleiad of the Ming Dynasty" is related to the art of porcelain which flowered at that time; and the "Treasures Discovered in Ming Tombs" allows us to get acquainted with a fascinating set of statuettes of an honorary escort, comprising sixty-six figures. The catalogue is of interest to both specialists and a wide audience of amateurs of Chinese culture. Price: 2,000 RUB.
The catalogue consists of two sections describing the features of history and art of Portugal and its colonial possessions. The exhibits presented belong to the collections of the museums, archives, libraries and private collections from Lisbon, London, Madrid, Moscow and Saint Petersburg. The first section 'Emergence of the Portuguese Maritime Empire' introduces European, mainly Portuguese works created in the late 15th - mid-18th century, evidences of significant historical events reflecting the main developmental milestones of Portuguese culture. Another section 'Encounter of Civilizations: Conquest, Mission, Dialogue of Cultures' includes artifacts principally made in different colonies of the empire under the impact and in collaboration with Portuguese and all-European culture. The catalogue is on sale at the exhibition hall of the Assumption Belfry, the museum shops opposite the Patriarch's Palace. Price: 2,000 RUB.
The catalogue, accompaning the exhibition, 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. 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.
This catalogue accompanies the exhibition 'Saint Louis and Relics of the Sainte-Chapelle', dedicated to one of the most charismatic rulers of the Middle Ages - French King Saint Louis IX (1214 - 1270). Saint Louis is known as the remarkable sovereign, who managed to expand the royal domain and implemented reforms, and a man of rare piety, wishing of his absolution from sins and moral transformation of society, as well as a Christian knight. The catalogue presents seventy-five exhibits of the epoch of St Louis and memorial things showing the worship of the king, i.e. manuscripts, small statuary, church utensils, including those adorned with vivid Limoges enamels and elements of Gothic churches` ornamentation from the collections of the largest museums of France and Russia. The catalogue containing rich illustrations and scientists' articles on the Sainte-Chapelle and culture of the thirteenth century France is certainly of interest to all the connoisseurs of art. Price: 2,000 rub.
This catalogue accompanies the exhibition "Elegance and Splendour of Art Deco. The Kyoto Costume Institute, Jewelry Houses Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels" held at the Moscow Kremlin Museums, 30 September 2016 - 11 January 2017. The catalogue includes three introductory articles and illustrations with detailed descriptions of the exhibits. The articles are devoted to fashion and jeweller`s art of the Art Deco epoch and tell about the influence of Japanese art on stylistics of fashion illustrations of that period. The catalogue presents 120 exhibits from the Kyoto Costume Institute, 34 and 24 pieces of jewellery from the collections of Jewelry Houses Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels respectively, as well as 20 original designs and photographs from Cartier Archives complemented with a piece of jewellery from the Moscow Kremlin Museums` collection. Price: 2,500 rub.
This catalogue accompanies the exhibition "Vasily Konovalenko: A Sculptor of Gems". The Moscow Kremlin Museums, 1 June 2016 - 31 August 2016. The catalogue allows us to trace the career of Vasily Konovalenko (1929-1989), a remarkable artist, stone-carver and jeweller. There are more than ninety stone and bronze sculptures and silver works, theatrical costume and set designs as well as sketches for jewelry and sculptures presented in the publication. The catalogue is in Russian; captions - in Russian and in English. Price: 1,500 rub.
The catalogue of the exhibition dedicated to Boris Godunov, one of the most important figures in the history of Medieval Russia, consists of four introductory chapters and 160 descriptions of exhibits. The articles describe the main stages in life and political career of Boris Godunov, as well as the most important aspects of his foreign policy. One article presents an introduction into the rich cultural heritage of the Godunov period i.e. masterpieces of icon painting, book miniature, pictorial and decorative embroidery, jeweller`s art and art of gunsmithing. Alongside the magnificent works of art, there are also important Russian written sources and Western rare books of memoirs of those who took part in the described events. Descriptions of exhibits are set in five groups, in accordance with themes of the exhibition. Price: 1500 RUB.
The catalogue accompanies the exhibition which presents precious jewelry artworks by Indian and European makers of the XVIIthâXXIth centirues. It consists of six sections that shed light upon the details of the jeweler's art in various regions of India, the history of interrelations and influences between the European and Indian jewelry traditions, and the production of the leading Indian jewelers of today.