RUSSIAN ICON painting (in the box)
Box : genuine leather , handmade, velvet . Pad - icons of metal. The lock and legs - metal, a special alloy.
size : 340х415х200мм.
Book : leather-bound, handmade . Pad - icons of metal.
size : 255х330х65мм.
Russian icon painting. The stories and masterpieces.The book is not a special edition for art historians. It included the most famous and revered icons (over 800) available text, revealing the plot of the icon, telling the story of its discovery or creation to be understandable to everyone who is interested in the spiritual heritage of the Russian people. The book "the Russian icon painting. The stories and masterpieces" intended for those who love Russian art and wants to understand the complex and beautiful world of iconography. This kind of art is closely associated with the history and with the Christian religion; relying on these two foundations is the main feature of the project.The book has themed chapters. They are devoted to the major themes in the iconography, iconographic types, the famous icons and images of saints and holidays. This structure gives the publication to a certain extent, encyclopedic in nature, helping to more deeply and fully to perceive the phenomenon of icon-painting, including in the religious-historical context. The book includes all the most famous and revered icons (over 800), for example: "Trinity" and "Saved" Andrei Rublev, "Vernicle" Ushakov; icon of Mother of God (Vladimir, Tikhvin, Smolensk, the don, Kazan, Iver); icons, devoted to Christian holidays; icons of venerated saints. The icon is designed not only for aesthetic pleasure. It carries important information that an inexperienced person of XXI century is not always clear. It is this understanding and have to help our book. However, it is possible to buy simply in order to see Russian icons in all their beauty and diversity: you can hardly find a lot of publications, where are they?would be collected in such large numbers under one cover. A unique book, combining a simple and accessible text, revealing the plot of the icon, and also telling about the history of its discovery or creation to be understandable to everyone who is interested in the spiritual heritage of the Russian people. The book can be distributed in bookstores and specialized stores of Orthodox book.