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Pimen SOFRONOV  1898 — 1973

Пімен СОФРОНОВ • Пимен СОФРОНОВ

Pimen Sofronov was born to Old Believer parents in 1898 near Lake Peipus in the Estonian region of the Russian Empire. At the age of twelve he became an apprentice to the iconographer Gavril Efimovich Frolov. Sofronov collaborated with Frolov for two decades. Since early 1930s taught at the Icon Society in Paris. Training a generation of iconographers, Sofronov became the most influential iconographer of the Russian emigration. During his career, Sofronov worked in Estonia, Latvia, Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, France, Italy, and the United States. His patrons included Old Believer communities, the Serbian royal family, the Serbian Orthodox Church, Pope Pius XI, the Icon Society of Paris, and many others.

Works

Girl with yoke I
Girl with yoke I
Archangel Michael
Archangel Michael
Large Icon of Christ in Glory
Large Icon of Christ in Glory

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