(1626-1686) – iconographer of the Moscow school of icon-painters, graphic artist, a nobleman. As a highly-skilled icon-painter (znamenshchik), Simon Ushakov not only painted icons and frescoes but made maps, and even designed coins and guns. He painted tsar’s chambers and churches.
Quite many of Ushakov’s icons have survived to this day but most of them were distorted by later overpaintings and restorations. Among his most famous surviving icons are Our Lady of Vladimir with the Golgotha Cross from the Church of St. Michael in Ovchinniki on the back (1652), The Archangel Michael trampling over Satan (1676), The Dormition (1663), Panegyric to Our Lady of Vladimir (Genealogy of the state of Muscovy) (1668), Our Lady of Eleus (1668), Our Lady of the Don (1668), St. Sergius of Radonezh (1669), Metropolitan Philip from the Church of the Transfiguration of the Savior in Kaluga (1653), The Savior Not Made by Hands (1676), the Trinity (1677), Christ Pantocrator (1668), Christ Pantocrator Enthroned (1672) and others.