PHOTO ALBUM: Old Wooden Sculpture of Perm, Hardcover – 1985
Title: Old Wooden Sculpture of Perm, Hardcover – 1985
Author: by O.M Vlasova (Author), A. S. Kantsedikas (Author)
Made in: USSR, Perm, Permskoe Knizhnoe Izd (1985)
Cover: hardcover, 158 pages
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Old Wooden Sculpture of Perm. This album includes reproductions of the most outstanding old religious wooden sculptures of the Perm States Art Gallery.
Perm wooden sculpture is an original phenomenon of Russian artistic culture of the XVII-XIX centuries. The album presents masterpieces of wooden sculptures stored in Perm art gallery.
Contains color colorful photo illustrations.
Perm region has long been famous for the art of sculpture. IV–IX century – the heyday of the so-called Perm animal style, which includes a small cast bronze reliefs that were used in ritual costumes. Then, obviously, appeared and monumental images of pagan idols carved from wood. By the seventeenth century, pagan sculpture was replaced by Christian.
Perm wooden sculpture is a part of the Russian Church plastics, repeating all the stages of its development. Her main features – the monumental artwork, vivid imagery and great workmanship. In the collection of Perm state art gallery contains about 400 carved images of XVII–XIX century.