ST. PITIRIM, BISHOP OF TAMBOV

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RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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ST. PITIRIM, BISHOP OF TAMBOV

RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

Portrayed frontal, half-length, blessing and bearing a staff, dressed in Episcopal attire, his elderly face, long hair and beard rendered with soft colours, his halo defined by a golden rim against the luminous background, the border of the realistic representation decorated with punched, polychrome flowers, set in a carved, wooden and gilded frame

With frame: 17 7/8 x 15 in. (45.4 x 38.3 cm)