Bukhvostau Yakov( Russian architect.)
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Biography Bukhvostau Yakov
(second half of 17 - beginning of 18 centuries.)
Born in the village of Nikolskoye-Cricket Dmitrovsky district of the Moscow principality. Was a serf Okolnichy (later Boyar) M. Yu Tatishcheva. First name Yakushko Grigorieva mentioned in connection with tendering for the construction of the Church of the Resurrection in Presnia (1681). He proved himself as an enterprising and energetic architect-contractor, . in the first half of 1690-ies Bukhvostau made orders for the construction at the same time several major buildings, . including a large cathedral in Ryazan and the church bells, . however, . have missed the deadline, . in 1696 was a bit 'whip mercilessly',
. The other documentary evidence (except for a few brief entries in the annals of church and Synodikon) are themselves built.
By the extant works of the undisputed architect belong: the walls and towers of the New Jerusalem Monastery (1690-1697), the Assumption Cathedral in Ryazan (1693-1699) and the Church of the Savior in the village of dresses (Odintsovo district, Moscow region, 1694-1697). All these buildings are distinguished by their picturesque holiday. Last two temple equipped mnogooblomnymi profiles, decorative complicating silhouette, decorated with ornate trims, columns and capitals, plastic ornamentation, as if following rhythms of nature. This decoration, as clearly stood out the elements of order system, evidence of the intense formation of the Russian Baroque. Particularly striking centric-tiered temple in dresses, which seems - thanks to the overall composition and 'biomorphic' decor - as if growing out of the ground
. On the basis of stylistic similarities Bukhvostov attributed to Gate Church Predtechenskaya Solotchinskogo monastery near Ryazan (1688-1699), . refectory with the Holy Spirit Church of the same monastery (1688-1689), . Another centric-tier church - Trinity in the Trinity-Lykov (near-piece; 1698-1704) and several other buildings.,