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Russian Icon - Saint Nicholas, the Wonderworker of Myra

Saint Nicholas is depicted frontally half-figured wearing bishop’s clothes, blessing with his right hand and holding open Gospels with his left one showing inscription from Luke 6:17 “At that time Jesus stood on the plain, and a multitude of his disciples was there and a great number of people from all over Judea, from Jerusalem, and from the coastal region around Tyre and Sidon, who had come to hear [him and to be healed of their diseases]”. Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary offering a bishop’s omofor, both in Heavens are shown behind him.  Saint Nicholas of Myra (Greek: Άγιος Νικόλαος, Николай … more
  • ID# 153-014-105-L60i3-170
  • Size 12 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in (31 cm x 26 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 1880s, Central Russia
  • Materials Egg tempera on silvered and gessoed wood
  • Price $1,750

Russian Icon - Saint Nicholas, the Wonderworker of Myra

Saint Nicholas is depicted frontally half-figured wearing bishop’s clothes, blessing with his right hand and holding open Gospels with his left one showing inscription from Luke 6:17 “At that time Jesus stood on the plain, and a multitude of his disciples was there and a great number of people from all over Judea, from Jerusalem, and from the coastal region around Tyre and Sidon, who had come to hear [him and to be healed of their diseases]”. Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary offering a bishop’s omofor, both in Heavens are shown behind him. The technique and style of painting are … more
  • ID# 08-004-165-L60i4-350
  • Size 12 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in (31 cm x 26 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 1900s, Syzdal
  • Materials Egg tempera on gilt, tooled, and gessoed wood
  • Price $2,500

Russian Icon - Our Lady of Iveron in brass oklad cover

The Panagia Portaitissa (Παναγία Πορταΐτισσα, Greek for "Keeper of the Gate") or the Iviron Theotokos is the Eastern Orthodox icon of Virgin Mary which, according to the Sacred Tradition, was painted by Luke the Evangelist. The icon is referred to as "Wonderworking" meaning that numerous miracles have been attributed to the intercession of the Theotokos by persons praying before it. The original of this image is found in the Georgian Iviron monastery on Mount Athos in Greece, where it is believed to have been since the year 999.
  • ID# 49-1975-L60i1-7
  • Size 7 in x 8 in (18 cm x 14 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 1890s, Provincial school
  • Materials Egg tempera on gessoed wood under a brass revetment cover
  • Price $250

Russian Icon - Our Lady of Kazan in brass oklad cover

Our Lady of Kazan, is a holy icon of the highest stature within the Russian Orthodox Church and considered a palladium of Russia for centuries, until its theft and likely destruction in 1904. The icon represents the Virgin Mary as the protector and patroness of the city of Kazan. It is a close-up variant of the Hodegetria (Directress) style, it is noted mainly for the Child standing, with the Virgin chest-length. The Kazan icons are traditionally small, following the original. The Kazan icon was very popular in Russia, especially as a wedding gift, and many copies were made in the design of the original. Two major Kazan … more
  • ID# 120-011-110-L60i3-25
  • Size 8 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in (22 cm x 17 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 1890s, provincial
  • Materials Egg tempera on gessoed wood in silvered brass revetment cover
  • Price $275

Russian Icon - Madonna of the Sign in brass oklad

Our Lady of the Sign is one of the most beloved Russian miracleworking icons of Theotokos. The icon depicts the her during the Annunciation at the moment of saying, "May it be done to me according to your word." (Luke 1:38). The Virgin Mary is depicted frontally  half-length, with her hands raised in praying position and the Child Jesus within a round aureole upon her breast representing him at the moment of his conception.  The term Virgin of the Sign is a reference to the prophecy of Isaiah 7:14: "Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin … more
  • ID# 212-050-074-L60i4-20
  • Size 8 1/4 in x 6 1/2 in (21 cm x 17 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 1880s, village of Kholui (?)
  • Materials Egg tempera on gessoed wood in silvered brass revetment cover
  • Price $275

Russian Icon - Our Lady of Kazan in brass oklad cover

Our Lady of Kazan, is a holy icon of the highest stature within the Russian Orthodox Church and considered a palladium of Russia for centuries, until its theft and likely destruction in 1904. The icon represents the Virgin Mary as the protector and patroness of the city of Kazan. It is a close-up variant of the Hodegetria (Directress) style, it is noted mainly for the Child standing, with the Virgin chest-length. The Kazan icons are traditionally small, following the original. The Kazan icon was very popular in Russia, especially as a wedding gift, and many copies were made in the design of the original. Two major … more
  • ID# 107-022-048-L60i4-20
  • Size 9 in x 6 1/2 in (23 cm x 17 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 1890, provincial
  • Materials Egg tempera on gessoed wood in silvered brass revetment cover
  • Price $275

Russian Icon - Christ Emmanuel in brass oklad

  • ID# 94-008-222-L60i3-20
  • Size 6 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in (17 cm x 14 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 1880s, provincial School
  • Materials Egg tempera on gessoed wood in brass revetment cover
  • Price $300

Russian Icon - Saint Nicholas, the Wonderworker of Myra

Saint Nicholas is depicted frontally half-figured wearing bishop’s clothes, blessing with his right hand and holding closed book of the Gospels with his left one. Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary offering a bishop’s omofor, both in Heavens are shown behind him.  Saint Nicholas of Myra (Greek: Άγιος Νικόλαος, Николай Чудотворец) (270 - 343), was a historic 4th-century Saint and Greek Bishop of Myra. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nikolas the Wonderworker ( Νικόλαος ο Θαυματουργός, Николай Чудотворец). He had a reputation for secret gift-giving, such as putting coins in the shoes of … more
  • ID# 29-5165-L60i1-1
  • Size 10 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in (26 cm x 19 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 1900s, icon painting village of Kholui
  • Materials Egg tempera and silvering on gessoed wood
  • Price $335

Russian Icon - Saint Nicholas of Myra in brass oklad cover

Saint Nicholas is depicted frontally half-figured wearing bishop’s clothes, blessing with his right hand and holding closed book of the Gospels with his left one. Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary offering a bishop’s omofor, both in Heavens are shown behind him.  Saint Nicholas of Myra (Greek: Άγιος Νικόλαος, Николай Чудотворец) (270 - 343), was a historic 4th-century Saint and Greek Bishop of Myra. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nikolas the Wonderworker ( Νικόλαος ο Θαυματουργός, Николай Чудотворец). He had a reputation for secret gift-giving, such as putting coins in the shoes of … more
  • ID# 2-DDCG-2
  • Size 8 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in (24.5 cm x 35.5 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 1870, Central Russia
  • Materials Egg tempera on gessoed wood in brass revetment cover
  • Price $335

Russian Icon - Saint Hermit Seraphim of Sarov

Saint Seraphim of Sarov (Серафим Саровский) († 1833), is one of the most renowned Russian monks and mystics in the Orthodox Church who was canonized in 1903. He is generally considered the greatest of the 19th century startsy (elders) and, arguably, the first. He is remembered for extending the monastic teachings of contemplation, theoria and self-denial to the layperson, and taught that the purpose of the Christian life was to acquire the Holy Spirit.    
  • ID# 036-004-190-L60i3-30
  • Size 6 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in (17 cm x 14 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 1900s, Central Russia
  • Materials Tempera on gilt, tooled, and gessoed wood
  • Price $395

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