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Ivan the Great Bell Tower at sunset. Kremlin.
16th c Russian Byzantine (Russian) Architecture

BON FRYAZIN (aka Bon Friazin) (act. 1505 - 1508)
16th c
Stone; Brick; Gilt
Byzantine (Russian)
Moscow. Russia.
Built by Bon Fryazin in 1505-1508 over the Church of St. Ioann Lestvichnik (1329). In 1600 during the reign of Boris Godunov the gilded dome was added making the height 81 meters. Beklemishevskaya Tower is in the right foreground. It was built in 1487 by Ruffo. The top was added in the 17th century.

Caption: BON FRYAZIN Marco | Kremlin. Ivan the Great Bell Tower at sunset. | 1505-1508; 1600 | Russian | Byzantine (Russian)

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