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House of the Nevyansk icon description and photos - Russia - Ural: Nevyansk. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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The House of the Nevyansk Icon is one of the cultural institutions of the city. The museum is located near the famous Nevyansk tower. In total, the museum has over 300 exhibits - samples of Nevyansk icon painting.
Contemporary Nevyansk icon painting is kept in the "Hall of the New Icon". Older exhibits, which are about four centuries old, can be seen in the Hall of the Old Icon. This museum hall displays icons of all directions: from simple folk, the so-called "primitive" to a magnificent signed icon.
In the XVIII-XIX Art. Nevyansk was a real stronghold of the Old Believers. Persecuted by the authorities and the church, the Old Believers moved here. At the same time, the city became famous for the active development of the amazing Nevyansk Old Believer icon, which is distinguished by beauty, brightness and grace.
Nevyansk icon painting is a unique phenomenon of Russian artistic culture, spreading beyond the territory of the Urals. Today, the city has a secular icon-painting workshop of the “Revival of Nevyansk Icon Painting and Folk Art Crafts” foundation, which is engaged in icon painting according to the canons of the ancient Nevyansk school and the restoration of holy images. Over the ten years of the workshop's work, it was possible not only to revive the traditional Nevyansk icon, but also to create a new one, which absorbed all the traditions of the painted icon, jewelry art and volumetric casting.
The icons of the masters from Nevyansk are located in Yekaterinburg in the Temple- on the Blood and in many other churches of Russia and art collections: in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Rostov, Novgorod, Tyumen regions, etc. In addition, the modern Nevyansk icon became famous abroad: in the USA, France, Great Britain, Australia and other countries of the world.
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