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Russian icon - the Archangel Gabriel from the Annunciation

Left panel from a  matching  pair of icons originally inserted into the Royal Doors of an Orthodox iconostasis and depicting the Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Christian celebration of the announcement by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary that she would conceive and become the mother of Jesus, the Son of God, marking his Incarnation. Gabriel is shown blessing with one hand and holding a stem of lilies in the other.

Additional Info

  • ID#: 47-103-079-SP7-1
  • Size: 10 1/2 x 8 3/4 in (27 x 22 cm)
  • Age: ca. 1900
  • Materials: Oil on gessoed wood
  • Price: $750
  • Orthodox Cross
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