Great Uspensky Bell (Tsar Bell). Detail. Kremlin.
18th c Russian Baroque Applied Arts
(act. c. 1730 - 1735, Moscow)
Commissioned by Empress Anna Ioannovna for Assumption Cathedral in 1733. Cast by Ivan (father) and Mikhail (son) Motorin in 1735. Broke in 1737. Images on the bell include Christ Pantocrater and a portrait of the empress.
MOTORIN Ivan | Kremlin. Great Uspensky Bell (Tsar Bell). Detail. | 1733-1737 | Russian | Baroque