Convent Chernoostrovsky

September 29, 2016

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There are paintings in the exhibition, representing the famous holy places in Karelia: Nicholas monastery on Valaam and Kizhi churchyard. With a large captured their love of the artist, formally incorporated the church in discreet nature of the north. The special place occupied by the image exposure monasteries Kaluga region. St. Nicholas Convent Chernoostrovsky handed Miroslava on the canvas at the time of the golden autumn. Wide road involves the viewer in space of the picture to white walls of the monastery. Then the eyes wander to the dome of the cathedral and bell tower high up into the sky, which stops at floating golden clouds, echoing the contours of the silhouette of the monastery.

Like a lot of quiet quiet cloisters floating in the sky. Amazing beauty belostenny Pafnutevo-Borovsky Monastery is presented in Miroslava landscapes from different angles and in different seasons. The monastery was founded in 1444 by St. Paphnutius Borowski. The story of the monastery is nice and full of events. In the monastery were confined such famous supporters of the old Faith, as priest Habakkuk, Morozov noblewoman and princess Urusov. Painting of the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin first Pafnutevo-Borovsky Monastery – the earliest known works of the great icon-painter Dionysius.

Miroslav harmony with the natural environment in the monastery. In the winter landscape mighty walls dissolve into the openwork pattern of snow-covered tree limbs, and the dome seemed to float above the ground. In the autumn a second gold dome of the crown trees. Bright pink flowers of summer solar landscape aggressively reach for the sky, like the verticals of the monastery buildings in the background. Orthodox churches and monasteries in the landscapes Miroslava merged with nature. There is a sense of God's presence not only in church buildings, but also in the surrounding nature. God is everywhere and always. Harmonious and joyful attitude pervades the picture and is transmitted to the audience.