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Russian Icon - Savior of Smolensk in brass oklad

The icon depicts Our Savior of Smolensk, the iconographic type of Jesus Christ represented as the enthroned Pantocrator – full figured with his right hand raised in a blessing gesture and his right hand holding opened book of Gospels. He is flanked by the Virgin Mary and Saint John the Baptist and surrounded by the Angels and Apostles. To either side of Him, kneeling in prayer at His feet, are Saint Sergius of Radonezh and the Venerable Barlaam of Khutyn. Above them is God the Father in Heavens depicted in a half-circle protruding from the upper center into the border area.

Additional Info

  • ID#: 243-103-005-SP7-7
  • Size: 14 1/4 x 12 1/4 in (36 x 31 cm)
  • Age: ca. 1900
  • Materials: egg tempera on gessoed wood under a brass revetment cover
  • Price: $750
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