Vasily Zakharchenko. Ilya Glazunov - Photo Album. (Илья Глазунов - Фотоальбом.) [IN RUSSIAN]. Acclaimed realistic artist born in 1930 in St. Petersburg. During the height of Communism (1970s-1980s) he used themes from Eastern Orthodoxy and religious iconography and mixed them with a heady interpretation of historical nationalism. Later in his career, Glazunov advocated the restoration of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. Painting of Ivan the Terrible on front cover, photo of artist back cover. 325 pages, gilt-stamped spine title. Cloth binding with pictorial cover. 266 illustrations, including full-page color plates and black & white photographs. Approximately same number of page. English synopsis laid in, full notated illustrations and summary. Comes in a pictorial slipcover, which has some rubbing and a store label inside the back cover. Otherwise book is brand new. USSR (Moscow): Planeta, 1978.