The film tells about the work of the artist V.M. Vasnetsov. The murals of the Vladimir Cathedral in Kiev, made by V.M. Vasnetsov and M.V. Nesterov. Paintings by V.M. Vasnetsov on the themes of Russian history, epics, fairy tales. Buildings "huts on chicken legs" and churches, built according to Vasnetsov's sketches in the museum-estate Abramtsevo, the former estate of S.I. Mamontov. House-Museum of Vasnetsov in Moscow, built according to his project. The interiors and expositions of the museum. External and internal views of St. Basil's Cathedral on Red Square.