Christmas Greeting

Document

Creator:

Kiprian (Pijoff), Archimandrite

Date:

1936 - 1936

Materials:

Watercolor, Guache, Ink and Paper

Dimensions:

W 26.7 cm x H 38 cm

Accession Number:

21.87

Credit Line:

Gift. Vitaly (Maximenko), Archbishop

Description

Christmas greeting from the brotherhood of St. Job of Pochaev in Vladimirova to Archbishop Vitaly (Maximenko). On top is watercolor and guache image of Christ's Nativity and Slavonic inscription in red: ХРИСТОСЪ РАЖДАЕТСЯ СЛАВИТЕ. Below is handwritten greeting and signatures. Dated 11 December 1936. According to accession document, image was painted by Archimandrite Kiprian (Pijoff). According to "Precious Legacy" exhibition catalog, image was painted by Hieromonk Gregory (Pijoff).

Inscriptions & Markings

On reverse is sticker with number 20, possibly referring to number in exhibition catalog "Precious Legacy."