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In Moscow the catalogue of icons XIV is published - the beginnings of the XX-th century from private collections

In Moscow the catalogue " is published; Icons from private collections. Russian iconography XIV - the XX-th century beginnings ". In it are described about 150 masterpieces from 33 collections which will be presented at the exhibition with the same name opening on September, 21st in the Central museum of Old Russian culture of a name of Andrey Rublyov.

as has informed on Monday on a press - conferences the scientific secretary of a museum and one of organizers of an exhibition Natalia Komashko, these icons full reflect history of development of Russian iconography W XIV on the beginning of XX century and have the big scientific value.

" one more feature of an exposition and the catalogue consists that from collections the monuments which before anywhere were not exposed were selected. It is a surprise 4 all judges of Russian iconography " - Olga Nikolsky has noted managing sector of examination of a museum. As she said, more than half from described in the catalogue and the exposed collection icons have passed examination in Rublyov`s museum.

the reproduction of ANY1 exhibit is accompanied in the catalogue by the description of an iconography, an origin and degree of safety of an icon.

the most ancient image - " Has rescued Not-made-by-hand " the end of XIV century, occurring from Rostov and stored in Vladimir Logvinenko`s meeting. One of the latest icons - " Has rescued Golden Vlasy " 1905, presumably WRK of Michael Dikareva - one of the most known icon-painters of a boundary XIX - the XX-th centuries.

it is interesting that the image Spasa, chronologically opening and closing an exhibition, is a symbol of Spaso - Andronikova of a monastery in which territory the museum of a name of Andrey Rublyov is located.

one of the most remarkable icons organizers of an exhibition and authors of the catalogue name " Going into convent in great shimu ". Researchers did not meet till now similar plots. On an icon the going into convent rank is consistently represented, and in the icon CTR there is not an aged man, and shimonahinja. The image is dated by XVI century and, probably, occurs from the Pokrovsk monastery in which there were postrizheny in nuns many princesses and EVN tsarinas.

the catalogue of icons first in the XX-th century from private collections has been let out 2 the first similar exhibition which has passed in 1913 and has been devoted 300 - letiju House of Romanovs. The krupnoformatnoe edition contained nearby 150 is black - white reproductions.

the second album of collection icons has been published to the second exhibition from private collections which has taken place already at the Soviet power, in 1974 - 75 years. In it it has been presented less than 80 icons.