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Easter Exhibition of Antique Russian Icons Held in Moscow
23.04.2014 10:59
Easter Exhibition of Antique Russian Icons Held in Moscow

An exhibition of rare icons of the 15th -19th centuries will be held in the Volkhonka Grand Fine Arts Centre in Moscow.

      The exhibition timed to Easter embraces more than 200 icons that will be displayed from April 24 to May 20.

      The visitors will be introduced to the history of Russian iconography and peculiarities of icon painting of various schools, regions and eras, in particular, that of the old believe icon. Besides, they will see a variety of rare icons, namely The Love Union, Spiritual Labyrinth, Simeon the God-Receiver, and others.

      The exhibition will be held with the assistance of the Moscow government, Christ the Saviour Cathedral Foundation and the Arkhangelskoye memorial estate.

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Easter Exhibitions in Moscow Painting Historical Exhibitions  

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