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Ascension church in Kolomenskoye | by Tigra K
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Ascension church in Kolomenskoye

Kolomenskoye, Ascension church (1532), built in white stone by an Italian architect. Being the first stone church of tent-like variety, it marked a stunning break from the Byzantine tradition. Moscow, 2002

 

Коломенское. Церковь Вознесения Господня, 1532. Возведена предположительно итальянским архитектором Петром Францизском Ганнибалом, по русским летописям Петром Фрязином или Петроком Малым.

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Taken on July 24, 2002