Alimpii

Alimpii

 

more correctly, Alipii. Died Aug. 17, 1114. Painter and jeweler of Old Russia.

Alimpii was a monk of the Kievo-Pechersk Monastery. The Kievo-Pechersk Paterikon mentions his part in creating the mosaics of the nearby Uspenskii Cathedral (after 1083), as well as a number of his icons, which have been lost.

REFERENCES

Sobko, N. P. Slovar’ russkikh khudozhnikov, vol. 1, issue 1. St. Petersburg, 1893. Columns 123–125.
Khudozhniki narodov SSSR: Bibliograficheskii slovar’, vol. 1. Moscow, 1970.
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