Cover

Above the cloud, dividing the composition in two, in the red oval mandorla – the Mother of God, stretched out with both hands a white cover. Above her in the

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St Nicholas of Mozhaisk

This iconographic type, created on Russian soil, was inspired by concrete historical events. Despite the canonical ban to make sculptural images of saints, the carved wooden Nicolas took a place

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Trinity by Icon

The icon accurately reproduces the iconography and decorative decoration of the miraculous image of the work of the Reverend Andrei Rublev. His famous salary is an independent work of the

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The Crucifixion with the upcoming

The icon embodies the main episode of the Passion of the Lord – the Crucifixion. Evangelists describe in sufficient detail the suffering and death of the God-man on the cross

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Angel of the Golden Vlas

The ancient icon has reached our days with large losses of the paint layer and late alterations. The background, the inventory of the head of the archangel and part of

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Transfiguration

The Transfiguration of Jesus Christ on Mount Tabor is represented in a lengthy version, with the ascending of the mountain and the descending Christ and the apostles. A unique detail

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Nicholas the Wonderworker

The icon was created at the end of the 19th century, when works of ancient Russian painting were already known in their original form, free from distorting later layers, and

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Archangel Michael

Iosif Semenovich Chirikov belonged to the Mstera elite. His works and works of his studio differed virtuosity of execution. Recently discovered and received in the Armory Chamber, the folding of

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Our Lady of Kazan

The miraculous image of Our Lady of Kazan was revealed in 1579. Brought into the Church of St. Nicholas of Tula, she became famous for many miracles, which are described

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Triodion Color

Hallmarks: Christ’s preaching in the temple, Healing of the paralytic, Christ’s conversation with the Samaritan woman by the well, Healing the blind. The icon is part of the cycle of

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Ascension of Christ

Icon of the festive row of the iconostasis. A rare detail of iconography is the open sky, which accepts the mandorla with the ascending Christ. Christ blesses with two fingers,

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