Works of Old Russian painting from the collections of the State Tretyakov Gallery, the Museum of Old Russian Art. A. Rublev, State Russian Museum. A vision of the objective world of the Middle Ages with a direct (Florentine or school) perspective, discovered by the Renaissance. Corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences BV Raushenbakh says that the so-called reverse perspective of the Middle Ages is the result of a real vision of man. Rauschenbach and painter, engraver I. V. Golitsyn explains the mechanism of obtaining a reverse perspective.