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Russian Icon - The Resurrection & Orthodox Feasts

In the center, the icon depicts Christ's Descent into the Hades and the feast of the Resurrection, called Pascha (Easter), is the greatest of the feasts of the Eastern Orthodox Church. In addition, there are other Twelve Great Feasts: 1. Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God 2. the Exaltation of the Cross 3. the Presentation of the Theotokos 4. the Nativity of Christ/Christmas 5. the Baptism of Christ - Theophany, also called Epiphany 6. the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple 7. the Annunciation 8. the Entry into Jerusalem 9. the Ascension of Christ 10. Pentecost 11. the Transfiguration 12 .the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God.

Four additional images depicted on the icon are: the New Testament Trinity, Raising of Lazarus, Head of St. John the Baptist, and Beheading of St. John the Baptist.

Additional Info

  • ID#: 221-097-100-SP7-4
  • Size: 20 x 18 in (51 x 46 cm)
  • Age: ca. 1900
  • Materials: Egg tempera on gessoed wood
  • Price: $1,000
  • Orthodox Cross

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