[GRAND DUKE NIKOLAI MIKHAILOVICH], RUSSIAN PORTRAITS, 1905
Grand Duke Nikolay Mikhailovich (Russian 1859-1919), published by, RUSSKIE PORTRETY, [Russian Portraits of the 18th & 19th Century]. (St. Petersburg: Ekspeditsiya Zagotovleniya Gosudarstvennyh Bumag, 1905) [St. Petersbourg: Manufacture des Papiers de l`Etat]. First edition. Complete set of two volumes: vol. I (plates), vol. II (text). Folio (vol. I: 345 x 300 mm; vol. II: 345 x 275 mm).Vol. I contains 100 plates (194 images total): 50 in heliogravure tipped into gummed linen hinges and 144 in phototype; alphabetical indexes of featured persons and of contributing artists; accompanied by explanatory text for each plate in Russian and French in vol. II. Includes plates after Karl Brullov, Vasily Tropinin, Vigee-Lebrun, Vladimir Borovikovsky, et al.
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