Description This small pectoral icon, painted in enamel, portrays St. Mitrofan (Metrophan) of Voronezh, canonized in 1832. An abbot and then bishop of Voronezh, Mitrofan (1632-1703) was a contemporary and friend of Peter the Great. The stylized Crucifixion on his monastic robe is repeated on the back of the icon.
- Russian Enamels. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996-1997.
Provenance Dr. Waters Field Burrows, New York, 1937, by purchase [bought in Moscow, reported by the store owner to have belonged to White Russians]; Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 1953, by gift.
Credit Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Waters Field Burrows and daughter, 1953
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