Seeking Perfection in the World of Art

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The artistic path of Saint Sophrony of Essex

Written by a nun of Saint John the Baptist Monastery in England,  


Chapter one
Formative years in Russia

Chapter two
Travels through Europe and settling in Paris

Chapter three
A change of heart and life

Chapter four
Creating his Monastery

Chapter five
Father Sophrony as an Iconographer

Catalogue of Drawings

1. A short outline of Russian history
2. Art schools after the revolution
3. The term faktura 
4. Kandinsky’s and father Sophrony’s writings
5. Russian artists mentioned in the text