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Pendant Icon of Saint Mitrofan of Voronezh
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Pendant Icon of Saint Mitrofan of Voronezh


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
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.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/30/1959Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • 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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Creator
Period
late 19th century (Modern)
Medium
painted enamel on copper
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.633
Measurements
H: 3 15/16 x W: 3 7/16 in. (10 x 8.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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