Daniel Chorny

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Daniil Chyorny (Russian: Даниил Чёрный) (c. 1360–1430) was a Russian monk and icon painter.

FrescoBosom of Abraham by Daniil Chyorny.

Career[edit]

Together with his companion Andrei Rublev and other painters, Chyorny worked at the Assumption Cathedral in Vladimir (1408) and Trinity Cathedral in the Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra in Sergiyev Posad (1420s). Some icons for these cathedrals are believed to have been painted by Chyorny.

Works[edit]

The icons of the Assumption Cathedral are currently displayed at the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow and the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg.