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The Definitive Volumes Celebrating The Collections Of The Hermitage Museum For Nearly Years The State Hermitage Has Been One Of Europe S Most Palatial Museums It Encompasses Than Three Million Works Of Art And Artifacts Displayed Within A Spectacular Architectural Ensemble, The Heart Of Which Is The Famed Winter Palace The Two Volumes Of The Hermitage Collections Capture The Masterpieces And Discuss The History That Make This World Famous Institution A Cultural Destination And A Global Treasure Many Of Its Rarely Reproduced Works Are Included In These Two Volumes, Such As The Raphael Loggias As Copied From The Vatican , Michelangelo S Crouching Boy, The Gonzaga Cameo, Leonardo Da Vinci S Madonna With A Flower The Benois Madonna , And Titian S St Sebastian The Hermitage Collections Were Developed Beginning In By Catherine The Great, Empress Of Russia Today, The Hermitage Collections Constitute One Of The Great Art Museums Of The World This is a beautiful boxed set of two large volumes with wonderful photos and text We purchased it as a keepsake after our trip to the Hermitage this past summer We enjoyed looking through the books and rediscovering the masterpieces we saw in person The box has a slight gold sheen to it that makes it look very luxurious and expensive We ve displayed it prominently in our living room I would recommend it as a pre trip purchase to help you decide what galleries you want to focus on during your visit to the Hermitage since it is a massive museum It would be easy to miss an important masterpiece if you don t have a plan. I am trying to collect all painting books with this kind quality Each time in the travel tour, we never have enough time to go over the painting carefully in the museum s , not mention to read the comments for the pictures It is worth to keep this kind book for a life time Whenever I have time, I can go back to read again. Magnifiently printed, bound with a jacket for both books and delivered Highly recommend this seller for quality and promptness The books are the next best thing to visiting The Hermitage collections Definitely a collectible item for those who love art, palaces and exquisite everything Rizzoli, as usual, does justice to his top notch reputation Books are spellbinding in every respect and they will enrich further my forthcoming trip to The Hermitage, St Petersburg and Moscow.