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The empress of art : Catherine the Great and the transformation of Russia / Susan Jaques.

Jaques, Susan, author. (Author).
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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hagerstown Jefferson Township Public Library - Hagerstown 947.0630 JAQU (Text) 39213000772172 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Kendallville Public Library - Kendallville 947.063 C36 (Text) 37516002020663 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Monon Town and Township Public Library - Monon 921 CATHERINE (Text) 36825000841021 Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 921 Catherine (Text) 31208912447432 non-fiction Available -
Seymour Main Library B CATHERINE II, EMPRESS OF RUSSIA (Text) 37500004349656 Biographies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781605989723
  • ISBN: 160598972X
  • Physical Description: xiv, 466 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books cloth edition
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Pegasus Books, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-447) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part One: Extreme makeover. This heavy thing ; The brightest star of the North ; The ambrosia of Asia ; Collecting debut ; Building frenzy ; My falcon, my golden pheasant -- Part Two: Russia is a European nation. A monument to Peter and to you ; Make peace with your enemy ; My prodigal son ; The Saxon Richelieu ; The earth and sea trembled -- Part Three: War and love. Queen of feasts ; Dressed to "empress" ; Peace offerings ; Crozat the poor ; The coachman of Europe ; Tiger in the forest -- Part Four: Peace and prosperity. Sleepless nights ; Anglomania ; A crowd and not a city ; Breaking the mold ; Brother Gu ; Cateau and the hermit of Ferney -- Part Five: A second Rome. Cat and mouse ; Raphaelism ; Sashenka ; Palladio's shadow ; The Greek project -- Part Six: Empire building. Mother of the Fatherland ; A rose without thorns ; The Master of Neuwied ; An accidental Michelangelo ; Slings and arrows ; Baby Hercules -- Part Seven: War and revolution. Center stage ; Cameo fever ; Russia's paradise ; Betrayals ; French madness ; Curtain call -- Part Eight: Reaction. Tears and despair ; A ticking clock ; Warsaw's ours ; Catherine's library ; Queen of the world ; Joined in death -- Part Nine. Legacy. A son's revenge ; Art-loving grandsons ; The end of the line ; Raiding the Hermitage ; Preservation.
Subject: Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1729-1796.
Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1729-1796 > Art patronage.
GosudarstvennyÄ­ Ä–rmitazh (Russia)
Empresses > Russia > Biography.
Art > Russia (Federation) > Saint Petersburg.
Russia > History > Catherine II, 1762-1796.

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