"Winter outing, sleigh ride, Northern Russia"

Painting

Creator:

Kiprian (Pijoff), Archimandrite

Date:

1963 - 1963

Materials:

Watercolor, Guache, Paper and Graphite

Accession Number:

29.2013

Credit Line:

Transfer. Holy Trinity Monastery. 2013-01

Description

Painting by Archimandrite Kiprian (Pijoff). Watercolor and guache on paper. Winter scene with horse-drawn sleigh riding toward white-walled monastery. In bottom right are male, female and child facing away from viewer. In top right is inscription: Съ Рождествомъ Христовымъ.

History Note

Painting hung in Holy Trinity Seminary library around 1988, then in packing room next to main office of Holy Trinity Monastery until 2013.

Inscriptions & Markings

Signed in bottom right in black: A.K. 63 г. On backing in top left is inscription in graphite: Библиотека