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State Art Museum of Novgorod Land

Desyatinny Monastyr, 3, Veliky Novgorod 173007, Russia
+7 816 277-42-56
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Iconography that is unseen outside of Russia

Icons of early Christianity have been destroyed by war. The Novgorod State Museum had a wealth of... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2016
ctsounis
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New York City, New York
In Search of St. Nicholas in Early Russia

The Novgorod State Museum’s collection of early Russian painting is unquestionably one of the... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2015
Catherine S
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Desyatinny Monastyr, 3, Veliky Novgorod 173007, Russia
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

Icons of early Christianity have been destroyed by war. The Novgorod State Museum had a wealth of early iconography. Icons created by russian and Byzantine artists from the tenth century astonished this tourist. You cannot understand the Russian soul without knowing the Russian icon. The...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2015

The Novgorod State Museum’s collection of early Russian painting is unquestionably one of the finest in the world…Highlights from the earliest period (11th to 13th centuries) include ..St. Nicolas of Myra in Lycia (St. Nicholas of Lipno). These are prototypical images of the 14th and...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2015

This museum has a collection of artefacts dating from the earliest times of Novrogod when it was one of the earliest seats of power in Russia. It has a huge collection of icon paintings on a variety of media but very little was in English...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2014

Being in Novgorod, I try to visit this place every time. Standard building with columns and statues inside, the museum always half-empty and ready to open new nuances for those, who like paintings. Having not so much masterpieces, it has remarkable appearance of Russian artists:...More

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