born ca. 1360, died 1428-1430) – the greatest iconographer of Ancient Russia, master of the Moscow school of icon-painters. In ca. 1405 he took the monastic vows and adopted the name Andrei. In company with Theophanes the Greek and Prokhor of Gorodets, he created icons and frescoes for the Cathedral of the Annunciation of the Moscow Kremlin - the home church of Moscow princes. Together with Daniil Cherny he painted the icons and the iconostasis of the Assumption Cathedral in Vladimir and the Cathedral of St. Trinity in the Trinity-St.Sergius Lavra. He also painted the Savior Cathedral of Moscow's Andronikov Monastery. Rublev’s most famous work - the icon of the Trinity - is displayed in the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. Andrei Rublev was canonized as a saint by the Local Council of the Russian Orthodox Church in 1988.