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  • Sketch of Saint Alipy ~ Viktor Vasnetsov ~ 19th Century. Alipy 'of the caves' was an Eastern Orthodox monk and a famous painter of icons from a cave monastery in the Kiev area during the 11th century. He's considered to be one of the first painters of icons of Kievan Rus. According to Medieval tales Alipy created his paintings with the help of angels. He also took part in some of the paintings in St.Michaels cathedral in Kiev. The picture is a sketch of Saint Alipy by the 19th century Russian historical painter Viktor Vasnetsov. • • • • • #viktorvasnetsov #artoftheday
    Sketch of Saint Alipy ~ Viktor Vasnetsov ~ 19th Century.

Alipy 'of the caves' was an Eastern Orthodox monk and a famous painter of icons from a cave monastery in the Kiev area during the 11th century. He's considered to be one of the first painters of icons of Kievan Rus. According to Medieval tales Alipy created his paintings with the help of angels. He also took part in some of the paintings in St.Michaels cathedral in Kiev. The picture is a sketch of Saint Alipy by the 19th century Russian historical painter Viktor Vasnetsov.
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    Sketch of Saint Alipy ~ Viktor Vasnetsov ~ 19th Century.

    Alipy 'of the caves' was an Eastern Orthodox monk and a famous painter of icons from a cave monastery in the Kiev area during the 11th century. He's considered to be one of the first painters of icons of Kievan Rus. According to Medieval tales Alipy created his paintings with the help of angels. He also took part in some of the paintings in St.Michaels cathedral in Kiev. The picture is a sketch of Saint Alipy by the 19th century Russian historical painter Viktor Vasnetsov.





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