Fedoskino

Fedoskino

 

a village in Mytishchi Raion, Moscow Oblast. Located 4 km from the Lugovaia station on the Savelovo line of the Moscow Railroad, Fedoskino is a center of miniature painting on lacquered articles, chiefly of papier-mâché.

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The exhibit, "Palekh Icons: The Enchantment of Russian Painting," includes icons and painted lacquered boxes from Palekh, Fedoskino, Kholui and Mstero, all in a small region of Russia.
The largest box shown here depicts a seasonal snowy scene and is marked "Fedoskino" (the place of origin) and "Koslov" (the name of the artist).
Fedoskino is situated 25 miles north of Moscow and is one of four villages famous for these miniature paintings on lacquer, the other three being Palekh, Kholui and Mstera.
Fedoskino is the oldest centre for this work, as the tradition began here back in the 18th Century.
The painters of Fedoskino are particularly noted for their landscapes, which sometimes incorporate mother-of-pearl into the design, as here, where it adds a cold shimmer to the wintry sky.