This is a brand new catalog of Russian Folk Art in the 19thand 20st centuries. The authors of this catalog are collectors and aficionados of Russian folk art.Oddly, they were able to collect beautiful items of Russian handicrafts only after moving to United States. All the works shown in this book were acquired at auctions, exhibitions, antique sales and from private collections that authors found during their years in the United States.
Living in Russia they even did not know about many types of handicrafts existed in Russia in the 19. And early 20st centuries, because soviet government began in 1917 the mass export of folk art. Authors present in this book the historical, economic and social processes that result in the folk art of Russia moving to USA and Europe.
It is why authors ironically named their catalog. Russian Folk Art in America. It is very good reference book of Russian handicrafts. It has a lot of information about history and artistic details of many folk art centers in Russia. And it has approximately 330 pages of color photographs.Brand New, out of print. In publisher's original shrink wrap. It weighs about 3lb 5oz. Please review pictures, they are a part of the description. Please feel free to ask any questions. The item "Russian Folk Art Catalog Reference Book Nesting Dolls English/Russian Hard Cover" is in sale since Monday, April 8, 2019.
This item is in the category "Books\Catalogs". The seller is "califofunivers" and is located in San Francisco, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.