Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

Title

Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Resurrection of Christ Church

Date

1883-1907

Location

St. Petersburg, Russia

Denomination

Russian Orthodox (secularized)

Associated Architect(s)/Artist(s)

Alfred Alexandrovich Parland
Viktor Vasnetsov
Mikhail Nesterov
Mikhail Vrubel

Style

Romantic nationalism
19th Century

Statement / Historical Fact

Dedicated by Alexander III, as a memorial to his father Alexander II, the Church stands out with its highly decorated, multi-colored facade and interior with 7500 square meters of intricately detailed mosaics depicting biblical scenes or figures, each set off by finely patterned borders.