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St. Basil Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

$300.00
3wo890
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St. Basil Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

 

Price: $300.00 USD

 

Description: The famous St. Basil’s Cathedral was commissioned by Ivan the Terrible and built on the edge of Red Square between 1555 and 1561. Legend has it that on completion of the church the Tsar ordered the architect, Postnik Yakovlev, to be blinded to prevent him from ever creating anything to rival its beauty again. (He did in fact go on to build another cathedral in Vladimir despite his ocular impediment!) The cathedral was built to commemorate Ivan the Terrible’s successful military campaign against the Tartar Mongols in 1552 in the besieged city of Kazan.

Reference#: 3wo890

Condition: Good condition and tonal range

Year: 1870

Country: Russia

Maker: Attributed to William Carrick

Height: 7.75 in. (19.68 cm)

Width: 5.25 in. (13.34 cm)

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Shipping outside United States: $25.00

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Materials: Albumen photograph in archival mat