The Art of Mstiora

The Art of Mstiora

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The township of Mstiora, Vladimir Region, is a unique cеntre of Russian folk art. It is noted for its' originality of local nature, historical past and the unique character and way of life of its people and their culture. The inhabitants of Mstiora have, since time memorial, occupied themselves with various trades and handicrafts. The icon-painters of Mstiora. skilful needlewomen, bronze and silver engravers and restorers of icons and frescoes are lamed throughout Russia. And on the basis of the localicon-painting traditions, the Mstiora masters in the 1930s created the new art of lacquered miniature painting.
The "Art of Mstiora" exhibition presents all of its local arts for the first time. The exhibition embraces the works of the Mstiora icon-painters working from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth century, the masters of the lacquered miniature and the celebrated needlewomen of Mstiora. The Russian Museum draws on materials from its archives and the works of modern handicraft artists.

Формат: 20 см х 21 см.