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Studio portrait of Kesariy Popvasilev (Rilets)

Studio portrait of Kesariy Popvasilev (Rilets), © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeStudio portrait of Kesariy Popvasilev (Rilets), © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Studio portrait of Kesariy Popvasilev (Rilets)
Description:Full length shot of a man in official Orthodox vestments with insignia of honour and holding a sceptre. A painted canvas backdrop is creating the illusion of the scene being set in a lounge. Verso: hand-written date, signature, and dedication in Bulgarian.
Comment:Kesariy Popvasilev (Rilets) (~ 1805 - 1862) was a Bulgarian teacher and Abbot of the Rila Monastery (1895 - 1899).
Date:Not before 1892, Not after 1900.06.08
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 167mm x 110mm
Image: 139mm x 96mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
780 Religious Practices
870 Education > 875 Teachers
790 Ecclesiatical Organization > 793 Priesthood
570 Interpersonal Relations
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: С ІІ 1822
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova