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Vladimirovna Vyshpolskaya


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Ksenia Vladimirovna Vyshpolskaya was born on January 25, 1958 in Leningrad in the family of a military serviceman and the famous fencer (22-times champion of the Soviet Union) Vladimir Vladimirovich Vyshpolsky, who came from an ancient Polish noble family. Along the line of her mother (Nina Alexandrovna, nee Chibisova), she has a distant relationship with Saint Yosaf Belgorod, with the princes Khovansky, Kazim-Bek, Chavchavadze and many other representatives of the aristocratic families of Tsarist Russia. Cardinal Vysha (founder of the clan), counts Shetnitsky were also related to the Vyshpolsky. K. Vyshpolskaya graduated in 1983 from the Institute. I.E. Repin, Academy of Arts of the USSR. Thesis - "SG Volkonsky in the Chita prison", the rating is good. The training took place at the faculty of painting, the qualification of an artist-painter, teacher was awarded (workshop of academician V.M. Oreshnikov).

From 1987 to 1997 she worked in the Omsk-Tyumen diocese, participating in the restoration of the murals of the Omsk Cathedral (the birthplace of her father), as well as the Znamensky Cathedral of Tyumen. For many years, her spiritual father was the Metropolitan of Omsk and Tarsk Theodosius (Protsyuk).

From 1990 to 1996, she worked in the Peter and Paul Cathedral of Peterhof. Ksenia Vyshpolskaya was awarded several church awards. She is the author of spiritual portraits of many prominent Russian theologians, as well as famous historical figures. As an icon painter, she painted many Orthodox icons, as well as some Catholic saints. She is also the author of a magnificent portrait of the Russian poet and patriot Sergei Bekhteev, donated to the Bekhteev Foundation.
In recent years, Ksenia Vyshpolskaya worked on a gallery of portraits of portraits of all Russian Tsars.

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