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18-century Fine Russian Icon - Descent into Hell & 4 Saints: St Martyr Cyprian, St James the Greater, St. Alexy, Metropolitan of Moscow & St. Martyress Eudocia

The icon is depicting four chosen saints shown full-figured in two facing pairs: on the left - and Saint Martyr Cyprian and Saint James the Greater, on the right - St. Alexy, Metropolitan of Moscow and St. Martyress Eudocia. Above them, in the upper center, there is an image of Christ's Descent Into Hell. Christ is shown breaking down the doors of Hell, binding Satan and rescuing Adam and Eve.

Additional Info

  • ID#: 1993-RSDI-55
  • Size: 13 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches (34.5 x 29 cm)
  • Age: ca. 18th century
  • Origin: Russia
  • Materials: Egg tempera on gessoed wood
  • Price: $3,750
  • Orthodox Cross
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