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'''Russian painting''' has a long and glorious development. In the [[Middle ages]] began the tradition of icon [[painting]] imported from the [[Byzantine Empire]]; it lasted until the Modern age. A masterpiece of Russian iconography is the Virgin of Vladimir (12th century), conserved in [[Moscow]] since 1395 (it is not a Russian icon, but a gift brought from Constantinople to Russia); it is one of the most venerated [[Orthodox]] icons and a typical example of Byzantine iconography. Religious painting predominated in Russia until the eighteenth century.  
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'''Russian painting''' has a long and glorious development. In the [[Middle ages]] began the tradition of icon [[painting]] imported from the [[Byzantine Empire]]; it lasted until the Modern age. A masterpiece of Russian iconography is the Virgin of Vladimir (12th century), conserved in [[Moscow]] since 1395 (it is not a Russian icon, but a gift brought from Constantinople to Russia); it is one of the most venerated [[Orthodox]] icons and a typical example of Byzantine iconography. ''Important developments in the Moscow school can be seen through the works of four masters of icon painting: Theophanes the Greek, Andrei Rublev, Dionisii (Dionysius), and Simon Ushakov.'' [http://myweb.rollins.edu/aboguslawski/Ruspaint/frame1.html]
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Andrei Rublev (1360s - 1427 or 1430), a medieval painter, is best known for his masterpiece the icon "The Old Testament Trinity". Religious painting predominated in Russia until the eighteenth century.  
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File:Vladimir Skaya Our Lady of Vladimir 12th century Russia.jpg|Vladimir Skaya (Our Lady of Vladimir), 12th century.
 
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File:Andrej Rublëv The icon of the Trinity.jpg|Icon of the Trinity by Andrei Rublev, ca. 1410.
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File:The Pantokrator Moscow School XVI c.jpg|The Pantokrator, Moscow School, 16th century.
 
File:Fedor Zubov Tsars Mikhail Fedorovich and Aleksei Mikhailovich with image of the Saviour Not Made by Hands 1678.jpg|Fedor Zubov, Tsars Mikhail Fedorovich and Aleksei Mikhailovich with image of the Saviour Not Made by Hands, 1678.
 
File:Fedor Zubov Tsars Mikhail Fedorovich and Aleksei Mikhailovich with image of the Saviour Not Made by Hands 1678.jpg|Fedor Zubov, Tsars Mikhail Fedorovich and Aleksei Mikhailovich with image of the Saviour Not Made by Hands, 1678.
 
File:Pavel Fedotov The Major s Marriage Proposal 1848 PDWC.jpg|Pavel Fedotov, The Major's Marriage Proposal, 1848.
 
File:Pavel Fedotov The Major s Marriage Proposal 1848 PDWC.jpg|Pavel Fedotov, The Major's Marriage Proposal, 1848.

Revision as of 20:57, 1 April 2013

Russian painting has a long and glorious development. In the Middle ages began the tradition of icon painting imported from the Byzantine Empire; it lasted until the Modern age. A masterpiece of Russian iconography is the Virgin of Vladimir (12th century), conserved in Moscow since 1395 (it is not a Russian icon, but a gift brought from Constantinople to Russia); it is one of the most venerated Orthodox icons and a typical example of Byzantine iconography. Important developments in the Moscow school can be seen through the works of four masters of icon painting: Theophanes the Greek, Andrei Rublev, Dionisii (Dionysius), and Simon Ushakov. [1]

Andrei Rublev (1360s - 1427 or 1430), a medieval painter, is best known for his masterpiece the icon "The Old Testament Trinity". Religious painting predominated in Russia until the eighteenth century.


See also

Ivan Aivazovsky's hall at the State Russian Museum

External links