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Russian icon - Our Lady of Akhtyrsk

Locally venerated Our Lady of Akhtyrsk is named after the town where it miraculously appeared in 1739 when the priest Daniil Vasiliev found it in the grass while mowing with a scythe. It depicts the Mother of God half-figured in an attitude of prayer with a smaller figure of crucified Christ shown to her right. Her feast day is July 2.

Additional Info

  • ID#: 45-1009-007-098-SP1
  • Size: 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches (34 × 27 cm)
  • Age: ca. 1870
  • Origin: Central Russia
  • Materials: Egg tempera on gessoed wood
  • Price: $1,250
  • Orthodox Cross
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