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Victor Vasnetsov

The Chronicler Nestor.

1919. Watercolor on paper. The Victor Vasnetsov Memorial Museum, Moscow. Russia. Read Note.

Victor Vasnetsov. The Chronicler Nestor.

Chronicler Nestor (the second half of XI – the first half of the XII centuries) was a monk of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra (Abbey), author and chronicler. He described the life and martyrdom of the first Russian saints Boris and Gleb, and Feodosiy Pechersky. He is considered to be the author of the first known Russian chronicles