5801 Boris Sokolov. Count Severny¹s Album, or the Gardens of
Dudina. Farewell to Gatchina
5803 Yuri Pyatnitsky. Sinai, Byzantium,
5804 Viktor Filatov. A Head and Shoulders Image of the Saviour
5805 E.S. Smirnova. A Newly-discovered Icon of Christ
and Yelena Pasternak. The Pasternaks in England
The Unknown Leonov
5807 Leonid Leonov. The Acts of Azlazivon.
Foreword and publication by N.L. Leonova
5808 V.P. Polykovskaya. So were the penitents saved?
Rasputin, Vladimir Bibikhin, Hegumen
Andronik (Trubachev). On
the story by Leonid Leonov
5810 Leonid Leonov. From Notebooks. 1950–1960s.
Foreword by V. Rasputin, publication by N.L. Leonova
5811 A.N. Benois. 1905 Diary (Conclusion).
Publication, preparation of diary text, introductory article and commentaries
by I.I. Vydrin, I.P. Lapina,
5812 Mikhail Sokolov. The Mystical Realism of Sergei Romanovich
5813 D.M. Nikanorova. Around Pushkin: genealogical ties of the
Vuich. “In wondrous Fall near
“Our Heritage” Gallery
5815 Yuri Gerchuk. The Sensitive Eye of the Painter
Popov. The Return of the Master
5817 Yuri Gerchuk. Attempt to revive the amateur book
The present issue opens with a contribution by Boris Sokolov Count Severny's
Album or the Gardens of Paul I [сделать
5801] concerning the
unique collection of architectural plans of the estate of prince Conde Chantilly near Paris visited in 1782 by grand duke Pavel Petrovich, the future
emperor Paul I, who travelled around Europe under the
alias Count Severny. The impressions left by these
travels found later reflection in the planning of parks in Gatchina
and Pavlovsk. This article is followed by a note by Tatyana Dudina Farewell
to Gatchina [сделать ссылку на 5802] on a series of dimensional drawings of architectural monuments of the
famous palace-park ensemble by architecture historian M.V. Krasovsky
(1874–1939). These monuments were recorded on the eve of the war, during which
they were partially destroyed or damaged.
Yuri Pyatnitsky describes the exhibition Sinai,
Byzantium and Rus [сделать ссылку на 5803], which took place in the summer of 2000 in the State Hermitage
which included, among other items, ancient icons of the X-XIII centuries from
the Sinai monastery of St. Catherine, and an account of the monastery and its
connections with Russia.
Restoration specialist Viktor Filatov (A Head and Shoulders Image of the Saviour [сделать ссылку на 5804]) and Doctor of Fine Arts E.S. Smirnova (A Newly-discovered Icon of Christ[сделать ссылку на 5805]) describe an outstanding occurrence—the discovery of a
previously unknown work of art from the Byzantine circle of the second half of
the XI century.
The rubric Literature/History/Philosophy
contains a documentary narrative by Yevgeni
and Yelena Pasternak The
Pasternaks in England [сделать ссылку на 5806] which includes English-language letters and telegrams from Boris
Pasternak to his father and sisters from 1941–1960s.
We present the first publication of one of
the early, censored stories of Leonid Leonov The
Acts of Azlazinov [сделать ссылку на 5807], with a foreword by N.L. Leonova and
accompanying texts by Valentin Rasputin,
Vladimir Bibikhin, hegumen
and V.P. Polykovskaya. The publication also
includes unpublished fragments From Notebooks. 1950–1960s [сделать ссылку на 5810] which reflect the world of the mature author.
The present issue concludes publication of Alexander
Benois’ 1905 Diary [сделать ссылку на 5811] written in France
(September-December, for beginning see: Our Heritage. 2001, No.57, pp.48-78). Mikhail
Sokolov’s essay The Mystical Realism of Sergei Romanovich [сделать ссылку на 5812] attempts to decipher the “message” carried by the artist¹s
paintings (1894-1968); some of these paintings are presented on the pages of
M.D. Nikanorova describes the work carried out on the
ready for publication “Album of Genealogical Ties of the Russian Gentry with
A.S. Pushkin” which contains diagrams of the
genealogical connections of the national genius with outstanding members of the
gentry culture [сделать ссылку на 5813].
The appearance of one of the first Russian
estates built in the neo-Gothic style is inextricably linked with the name of
Alexander Benckendorff (1781–1844), the head of the
III Police Department. This estate is described by Lada
Vuich in her contribution “In Wondrous Fall
near Revel” [сделать ссылку на
The regular rubric “Our Heritage”
Gallery features notes by Yuri Gerchuk [сделать ссылку на 5815] on the painter Alexander Gluskin (1899–1969)
and Sergei Popov
[сделать ссылку на 5816] on the sculptor Georgi Motovilov
The rubric Bookmark in this issue
carries a review by Yuri Gerchuk of the
facsimile editions of “Yat” studio and the “HGS”
publishing house. [сделать ссылку на 5817]
Front cover: The Annunciation. Altar
gates from the chapel of the Five Martyrs of Sevastiya.
Sinai. Second half of the XII century. Fragment. Photo by Yu. Molodkovets