Series

15. The Great Gate of Kiev

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Acrylic & Oil on Canvas
Inspired by:
Mussorgsky's  "Pictures at an Exhibition"


Hartmann's drawing is an architectural sketch for a magnificent gate to the town of Kiev, done in the massive old Russian style and with a cupola shaped like a star helmet. The original manuscript reads: The Bohatyr-Gate of the town of Kiev.

The Bohatyrs were mythological Russian heroes; princes who made Kiev the principal area for their occupation: hunting.

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Pictures at an Exhibition  by  Modest Mussorgsky
With Permission:  2024 Canadian National Brass Project, Recorded at St. Anne's Church, Toronto, ON Aug 29 - Sept 2, 2016 canadiannationalbrassproject.com
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