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