Fresco is a technique of mural painting made on a wet plaster. Initially the larger part of St. Sophia Cathedral was decorated with frescoes (6000 sq meters). They were badly damaged during the retouchings of 18th and 19th centuries. After the foundation of the museum in 1934 the original frescoes were uncovered. Restorators managed to restore 3000 sq meters of frescoes. In some places fragments of later painting are left for saving the integrity of the pictorial ensemble.  St. Sophia...
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-: St. Nicolas the Wonderworker

-: Paul the Apostle

-: St. Panteleimon the Healer

-: Elijah the Prophet

-: The Visitation of Mary

-: The Fighting Mummers

-: The Hippodrome Palace

-: Musicians

-: The Archangel Michael Chapel

-: Group portrait of the Prince's family...

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