Museums and monuments of culture of MoscowPlots of painting of the Uspensky Cathedral
In 1481 confessor Ivan III Rostov archbishop Vasilian the Snout invites for a list of a temple of known Russian artist Dionisija with artel. Walls and the arches of an altar are decorated with frescos which send in addition up to now only fragmentary
In altarnaja of a part some plots were kept: « Worship of volhvy », « the Praise of the mother of god », « John Predtechi's Christmas », « Forty sevastijskih of martyrs » and some stages from a life of apostle Peter.
In the central part of a cathedral on a wall separating an altar from a place for praying, you can see a floor of a figure Saint (sacred and eremites), this wall long time has been closed by oak boards icons local of some, but during restoration of a cathedral in 50 years XX of century the part of figures has been opened for a review.
Among them Alexey Cheloveka Bozhego (the first at the left) is allocated.
The frescos executed in the end XV – the beginning of XVI century, decorated a cathedral up to 40 goals of XVII century. In due course they have lost the initial shape and under the decree of tsar Michael Romanov in 1642 to Moscow artists from Yaroslavl, Vladimir, Suzdal, Novgorod, Kostroma and others have been caused.
In capital has gathered about 150 masters who should decorate a cathedral with new frescos. Known imperial icon painter Ivan Paisein supervised over works. Assume, that old frescos have been brought down not at once, and preliminary copied and at performance of a new list artists adhered to former plots, having new figures on those sites of walls where were old earlier. In conformity with tastes of that time a background covered with gilding. By 1644 work has been finished. However and this list repeatedly was exposed to restoration and thus it has appeared is hidden under later stratifications.
On the arches of a cathedral evangelical plots are written some. ("Christmas", « Revival of Lazarja », «Sretenie», « Soshestvie in a hell », « Rise of the Christ »).
Under these stages on the right and left walls plots of historical character are represented: eight Universal cathedrals – congresses of representatives of the maximum clergy of the Christian church, passed in IV-VII centuries in Byzantium.
The plan of Moscow Kremlin
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