Old Russian miniature (1972)

Documentary №60429, 1 part, duration: 0:09:13
Production: Lennauchfilm (LNF)


Ancient Russian miniature, as a representation of the life of the people in ancient times.

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Ancient books.

The most ancient book in Russia is the Ostromirov Gospel of 1056.

The drawing is the chronicler's workshop.

The Chronicler is a miniature.

An ancient book, it contains a miniature book.

They flip through the pages.

Miniature in a book, bright colors, gold.

The capital letters have a unique design.

Drawing of animals in the margins of the book.

Dancing musicians under the text.

At the beginning of the drawing is a simple, explanatory text.

Then, pictures with the finished plot.

An employee takes out an ancient book stored in a wooden box.

A scientist examines a miniature in a book under a magnifying glass.

Library reading room.

Readers are looking at ancient books.

The drawings were created to clarify the text.

Genre scenes on the pages of the book.

Landscape in miniature.

Miniature wedding princely feast.

Since it was raining at that time, the artist displayed the rain at the top of the miniature.

Hail and rain.

People are drowning.

The river carries houses and people.

The image of drought and crop destruction.

At the same time, people are depicted profiting from crop failures.

The war, the siege of cities.

The content of the thumbnail becomes more complicated.

Weapons, methods of warfare are visible.

The battle of Dmitry Donskoy with Mamai's army.

The miniature shows the construction of the church.

Ships are sailing on the river.

The book closes.

Miniature with a chronicler.

Key words

The image of the story.
Complication of the drawing.
Mastery of the image.

Calendar: 1972



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