Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Long-Awaited Exhibition Holy Russia Opens in Moscow
26.05.2011 11:14
Long-Awaited Exhibition Holy Russia Opens in Moscow

After a successful display in Louvre in 2010 art masterpieces of ancient and medieval Russia will be for the first time exhibited on such a large scale in Moscow.
      
      The exhibition Holy Russia, which opens in the State Tretyakov Gallery on May, 26th, presents about 450 works of Russian art of the 10th-19th centuries from 25 national museums, libraries and archives.
      
      Birch-bark manuscripts and the first books, expensive folding icons, wonder-working icons, church utensils, priests attires and even the grandiose 13th century Gold Gate from the Cathedral of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin in Suzdal, portraits of tsars, and jewelry, as well as one rare exhibit from Louvre. It is a shoulder decoration (armilla) with the picture of Resurrection Descent into Hell, which was part of ceremonial dress of Prince Andrey Bogolyubsky.
      
      The exhibition will run till August, 14th.
      Official website of Holy Russia exposition: svyatayarus.ru
      
      Source:
       svyatayarus.ru
      vedomosti.ru
      
      
      
Author: Vera Ivanova


Tags: Exhibitions in Moscow Russian Icons Icon Painting Tretyakov Gallery  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Padua Dwellers Get Acquainted with Russian Silver Age
13.03.2017
Winners of Sochi International Film Award Festival to be Announced Tonight
15.12.2016
Amusement Park "World New Year" Opened in St. Petersburg
05.01.2017
Mariinsky Theater to Present Mono Opera Based on Diary of Anne Frank
28.01.2017
Exhibition "Landscapes of Russian Village" in Moscow
12.04.2017



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Graffiti  Imaginarium 3D Museum  Ballet Festival  Arkhangelsk Region  Science Festivals  WTA  Modern Art  Amur State University  Russian Astronauts  Kirill Esin  Ust-Labinsk  Architecture  Russian churches  Ostrovok  Nyagan  Exhibitions in Moscow  Aeroexpress  terrorism  Zenit St. Petersburg  World City Political Walk Helsinki  Russian tourism  Graphic Art  Soyuzmultfilm Studio  New Museums  Federation Tower  Russian business  Painting  Russian Cinema  Architecture Monuments  Zoo  Adygea Republic  Ministry of Industry and Trade  domestic violence  Russian ballet dancers  Ninolay Lanceray  Moscow Fashion Day  Chelyabinsk Region  Japan  City Hunter  Novgorod Region  Russian history  Edward Snowden  Russian Literature  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Moscow  Pavel Nakhimov  Concerts in St. Petersburg  Explorers  Saint Petersburg  Archeology 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites