Russia!: The Majesty of the Tsars : Treasures from the Kremlin Museum

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Guggenheim Museum, 2005 - Art - 97 pages
The Majesty of the Tsars: Treasures from the Kremlin is the companion volume to the Guggenheim's Russia, published to coincide with the major exhibition in New York. This dazzling book focuses on Russia in the 16th and 17th centuries, when the Tsars still lived in Moscow, illustrating rare and beautiful clothing and jewelry worn by the Russian royal family, elaborate adornments for horses, an impressive selection of arms and armour, an iconostasis from the Annunciation Cathedral, silverware, goldware, a range of portraits and much more besides. These remarkable, magnificent objects bring the spectacular world of Imperial Russia to sparkling life.

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Contents

PREFACE
7
THE TSAR AND HIS FAMILY
31
WAR AND THE HUNT
53
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