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Travel Tip: Art and Archaeology in Russia
Icons and Symbols of the Old Faith



<EM>Reverand Maximus the Greek</EM>, Middle of the XVIII century, PomeraniaTempura on wood36,4 x 29,5 x 3 (with the frame)Photo courtesy of The Russian Museum
Reverand Maximus the Greek, Middle of the XVIII century, Pomerania
Tempura on wood
36,4 x 29,5 x 3 (with the frame)
Photo courtesy of The Russian Museum
Icons and Symbols of the Old Faith
RUSSIA
ST. PETERSBURG  •  The Russian Museum: Benois Wing  •  Ongoing
 
 
The artworks from the vaults of the Russian Museum are devoted to images of the Russian Orthodox Rite. Icons, made of wood, carved and copper casting crosses, folding icons, manuscripts, folk artworks, wall painted sheets are on view. The exhibition is arranged according to geographic location and presents the followin sections: “North”, “Petersburg”, “Moscow and Moscow Region”, “Verkhnee Povolzhie and Zavolzhie”, “Urals”, “Vetka and Starodub”.

The Russian Museum Website


Contact: The Russian Museum
Benois Wing
2 Griboyedov Canal
St. Petersburg, Russia 
Tel: 595 42 48

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