S. A. Vysotsky. Ilya Glazunov. (Илья Глазунов.) [IN RUSSIAN]. Acclaimed realist 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. His wife was Nina Vinogradova-Benois, a subject of many of his paintings, and whose portrait graces the cover of this book. 325 pages, gilt-stamped spine title. Cloth binding with pictorial cover. 255 color plates and black and white and 30 black & white photographs. English synopsis laid in, full notated illustrations and summary. Comes in a plain brown cardboard slipcover. Store labels inside covers, otherwise excellent. USSR (Moscow): Izobrazitelnoye Iskusstvo, 1986.