The Uspensky ("Assumption") Cathedral in Moscow

These digital photographs were made by Professor Michael Fuller as part of a Fulbright Study grant in Russia during the summer of 2006.



Assumption Cathedral with paintings above the entrance.



Entrance with painting of the Madonna holding the infant Christ; two angels on either side of her.



Closeup of Madonna and Child.



Archangels on either side of the entrance.



Wall painting of Christ in Heaven and the adaoration of the Saints.



Detail of the wall painting over the entrance to the cathedral.



Another entrance with wall paintings of angels, Holy Fathers of the Russian Orthodox Church, and Apostles.



Archangel Michael



Archangel writing...



Russian Orthodox Church fathers portrayed on the exterior wall painting.



Christ, Madonna, Gospel Writers, Apostles plus....


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