The Winter Palace by Madame Korshunova

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Published by Alain de Gourcuff .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Palaces, chateaux, country houses,
  • Watercolours,
  • History - European,
  • Art,
  • Techniques - Watercolor Painting,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Graphic Arts - General,
  • Russia,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum,
  • History - General,
  • Zimnii dvorets (Saint Peter,
  • Zimniéi dvoreëtìs (Saint Petersburg, Russia),
  • 19th century,
  • Art, Russian

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsEmmanuel Ducamp (Editor), M. F. Korshunova (Editor), Tatiana Borisovna Bushmina (Editor), Tatiana Borisovna Semionova (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9010967M
ISBN 102909838137
ISBN 109782909838137

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