For more than ten years Vasnetsov gave his paintings to the Vladimir Cathedral in Kiev, dedicated to the 900th anniversary of the baptism of Rus. The painter called this work his “way to the light.”
The concept of painting, created by A. Prahov, was based on the idea of comprehending Russian Orthodoxy as the main conductor of Russia in the space of world culture. Vasnetsov created about 400 sketches and, with the help of his assistants, covered with frescoes about 2000 square meters. meters of the walls of the temple.
Written by Vasnetsov in the apse of the altar, the figure of Our Lady