History of modern Russian painting (Russian painting of the past hundred years)(1840-1940) by Georgy Krestsentievich Loukomski

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The early parts of the book assume a familiarity with Russian art which not many western art lovers have. Ideally you need to have beside you a work like Alan Bird's History of Russian Painting /5(2).

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