Port Washington, N.Y. : Koch Vision, 2004, c1992.
3 videodiscs (498 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital,
Title from container.
Narrator: R. Parsons.
Executive producer, Nina Gerasimova ; producers, Sandra Carter and Harvey Chertok ; director, L. Schwartz.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
After a brief history of the founding of St. Petersburg and a biographical sketch of Peter the Great, the viewer is taken on a tour of the galleries of the Hermitage Museum housing masterpieces from ancient China, Egypt, Greece, and Rome through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to the 20th Century.
Disc. 1. Museum's majestic architecture ; Highlights of the masterpieces ; Russia in the age of Peter the Great ; Decorative arts of Italy, France & England ; Art from Mesopotamia to Ancient China ; Art of Ancient Egypt -- Disc 2. Vast sculpture collection ; Classical world of Greece and Rome ; Art of the Middle Ages ; Art of the Early Italian Renaissance ; Raphael, Da Vinci and the High Italian Renaissance ; Art of the Netherlands: 15th & 16th century -- Disc 3. Rubens, van Dyck & the 17th century Flemish painters ; Rembrandt & the 17th century Dutch masters ; Velazquez, El Greco, Goya & the Spanish masters ; French Classical style of the 17th & 18th centuries ; Road to Impressionism: 19th century France ; Modernism: Matisse, Picasso & more 20th century painters.
KOC-DV-6260 Koch Vision