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ARMENIAN ART: Мартирос Сарьян. Martiros Sarian. Մարտիրոս Սարեան

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An illustrated monography of an Armenian painter Martiros Saryan was published three years after his death by the Academy for science in Yeravan in Soviet Armenia.

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Small 8°. 207 pp. with 19 colour plates, [2] index, original black linen binding with gilt embossed title on the cover and on the spine (Very Good, old collector’s stamp on end papers, edges slightly bumped, gilt title slightly pale, prob. lacking original dustjacket).
 
 
A monograph of the Armenian painter Martiros Saryan (1880-1972) was published in English, Russian and Armenian by the Academy of Science in 1975, two years after the painter’s death. The book includes 19 colour illustrations.
 
Saryan was one of the most visible Armanian artists of the 20th century, and the founder of a modern Armenian national school of painting. He also designed the coat of arms for Armenian SSR and designed the curtain for the first Armenian state theatre. 
 
We could find 4 institutional examples (The British Library, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, University of Toronto Robarts Library, University of Virginia).
 
The book comes from a library of an Armenian author and researcher Levon Mikirtitchian (Lewon Mkrtchʻean), active in Munich in the second half of the 20th century.
 
References: OCLC 251432302 & 499367196.

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