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Title: Kirilo-Belozerskiy monastery
Artist: Kozlov Sergey
Size (cm): 15.5x11x3.5
Size (inches): 6.25x4.5x1.5
Price : $4850 SOLD!





This splendid piece is a creation of the legendary Fedoskino artist, Sergey Kozlov. His unique works displayed in all latest catalogs and books on the Fedoskino lacquer miniature art. As well, many museums and private collectors are proud to have any of his masterpieces. This outstanding Fedoskino artist was born in 1955 in the ancient town of Dmitrov. He graduated from the Fedoskino Art School in 1974. His teachers were G. Larishev, S. Monashov and P. Davydov. He is a member of the USSR Union of Artists since 1983. His works are exhibited in many Russian museums. The artist frequently participates in international art exhibitions and has many prizes including the National Prize of Russia. In this work Sergey represent one of his favorite themes-architecture, scene Kirilo-Belozerskiy monastery in town of Kirilov. The Kirilo-Belozersky Monastery was founded in 1397 by a monk named Kiril Belozersky (Kiril is often translated into English as Cyril). Kiril had experienced a vision of the Blessed Virgin in which she instructed him to go north from Moscow and found a monastery. The monastery also served as an outpost of the Moscow Principality and received generous financial and political support. In the early 17th century the monastery withstood attacks by Polish and Lithuanian armies.This beautifull piece, wonderfully detailed over inlays of mother-of-pearl, accented with silver and platinum painting.