The Andriyaka Watercolor Academy in Moscow presents an exhibition of priceless antiquities from the Vologda and Cyril-Belozersk Museum Reserves.
The exhibition “Icons of the Russian North of the 16th – 19th Centuries” introduces an icon collection along with a large collection of decorative and jewelry art from the Russian church. These artifacts were created by Vologda and Cyril-Belozersk masters in the 16th – 19th centuries.
In total, the exposition includes about 130 items, with some of them exhibited for the first time.
According to experts, the icons painted in the North of Russia have a unique iconographic unity; they bear a common spirit of chastity and moderation.
Where: the Andriaka Watercolor Academy at the address 15, Academician Varga Street, next to Troparevo metro station, Moscow.
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Author: Vera Ivanova