"Winter outing, sleigh ride, Northern Russia"
Kiprian (Pijoff), Archimandrite
1963 - 1963
Watercolor, Guache, Paper and Graphite
Transfer. Holy Trinity Monastery. 2013-01
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.
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