Russian Museum. Guidebook
Palace Editions, St Petersburg, 2010
160 pages; 369 coloured illustrations and 11 black-and-white photographs
Format: 30 x 21 cm; English, French, German, Italian, Russian
The publication addresses the history of the Russian Museum foundation, stages of forming its collections, palaces and gardens forming part of the museum complex. It presents permanent exhibitions in the Mikhailovsky Palace, the Benois Wing and the Marble Palace -- the Ludwig Museum in the Russian Museum. The texts are supplemented with photo documents from the museum archive, photographs of palaces' facades and interiors, views of the Summer Garden and reproductions of the most significant works from the museum collection, accompanied by legends.