Mozaichist Imperial Academy of Fine Arts of St. Petersburg Bystryakov. Drawing (Architecture), sketch mosaic "of the Assumption Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin." Mixed media.

Russian Empire, 1912 Material and Equipment: paper, pencil and watercolor. Size: 75 x 50 cm, in mat — 82 x 60.5 cm in the field of religious art in the XVIII-XIX centuries. Imperial Academy of Arts was considered one of the supreme arbiters of artistic evaluation and the main contractor of large government contracts (construction, sculptural and pictorial decoration of Kazan and St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St Petersburg and the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow.)