Russian Icons

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Random House Incorporated, 1988 - Art - 219 pages
Traces the development of Russian icon painting, from its initial heavily Byzantine influenced style to its later flowering in the major regional cities, concluding with a discussion of works from the last three centuries

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In examining the evolution of Russian iconography, this book opens a new window on Russian religious life. Icons hold a central place in the Russian Orthodox faith, and their story is both a ... Read full review


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