Artist V. Surikov. 1903-1910.
The end of the XVIII century.
Engraving from the book by A. Oleary. XVII.
The History Museum in Moscow takes pride in its collections of decorative and applied art, including an extensive collection of Russian art glass which reflects the entire history of glass-making in this country, beginning with the seventeenth century. Moscow and the districts surrounding it were among the oldest centres of Russian glass industry, active since…Details
Late 1700s or early 1800s Milk and violet glass with gildinj, silver and enamel decoration Bakhmetyev Glasshouse History Museum, Moscow
Late 1700s or early 1800s Colourless glass with gilded decoration St. Petersburg Imperial Glass Factory History Museum, Moscow
Late 1600s Colourless and lilac glass, free blowing By Indrik Lerin, Izmailovo Glasshouse History Museum, Moscow
Gold ruby glass with gilded decoration St. Petersburg Imperial Glass Factory History Museum, Moscow
Colourless crystal glass with facet-cutting, gilding and enamelling; medallions of milk glass St. Petersburg Imperial Glass Factory History Museum, Moscow
George. Ikona.XIV in. Paintings in the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin in Feropontove. Icon – demonstrates the mutual influence of the surrounding area and the nature of color forms of monumental painting. The frescoes are organically linked with the tectonics of interior and less saturated in color than the icons (especially material). Icons…Details
Voznesseniya Church in Kolomna, according to legend was built on the occasion of the birth of Ivan the Terrible. In 1532.
Portrait of Maxim the Greek. Picture of the manuscript. End of the XVI century.
Saint Joseph Volotsky (1439-1515), a prominent religious figure, led the struggle against heresy “Judaizers”, author of “The Illuminator”. Thumbnail manuscript of XVII century.
Helm of Prince Ivan, son of Ivan the Terrible XVI century.
Alexander’s settlement – the residence of Ivan the Terrible. Engraving by J. Ulfelda. XVI century.
Sphragistics (or sigillografiya) (from Lat. Sigillum – Printing) – auxiliary historical discipline that studies the press (the matrix) and their impressions.