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Russian icon - Our Lady of Kazan

Russian icon - Our Lady of Kazan

Our Lady of Kazan, is a holy icon of the highest stature within the Russian Orthodox Church and considered a palladium of Russia for centuries, until its theft and likely destruction in 1904. The icon represents the Virgin Mary as the protector and patroness of the city of Kazan. The Kazan icons are traditionally small, following the original. The Kazan icon was very popular in Russia, especially as a wedding gift, and many copies were made in the design of the original. Two major Kazan Cathedrals, in Moscow and St. Petersburg, are consecrated to Our Lady of Kazan, as are … more
  • ID# 14-VHL-38
  • Size 12 3/4 x 12 1/2 in (35.5 x 31 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 19th century
  • Materials Egg tempera and gilding on gessoed wood
  • Price Price upon request
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Pair of Russian icons - the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary

Pair of Russian icons - the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary

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, while the Virgin Mary is depicted turned towards the Angel holding the book of Gospels opened on Luke (1:29) "You will conceive and give birth to a son, and … more
  • ID# 05-VHL-38
  • Size Approx. 6 3/4 x 6 in (17 x 15.5 cm) each
  • Age and School ca. late 8th century - beginning of the 19th century, Saint-Petersburg
  • Materials Egg tempera and gilding on wood.
  • Price (RESERVED)
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Russian icon - Saint Nicholas and Miracleworking Madonnas

Russian icon - Saint Nicholas and Miracleworking Madonnas

The icon is divided into nine equal in size panels with the central row centered around Saint Nicholas, the Miracleworker of Myra flanked by Saint Anna and Saint Martyr Capitolina and the other six panels depicting popular miracleworking Madonnas: The Softening of Evil Hearts, The Fiery Mother of God, Our Lady of Vladimir, Our Lady of Tikhvin, and Search for the Perished Mother of God. The style and iconography of this icon is characteristic of the Old Believers' workshops of the South Western Russia. 
  • ID# 08-VHL-50
  • Size 12 3/4 x 14 in (35.5 x 32.5 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 19th century
  • Materials Egg tempera and gilding on wood.
  • Price Price upon request
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Russian Wedding Icon - Saints Samon, Gury, and Aviv - Patron Saints of the Holy Matrimony

Russian Wedding Icon - Saints Samon, Gury, and Aviv - Patron Saints of the Holy Matrimony

The icon depicts four Orthodox saints: Samon, Gury, and Aviv - patron Saints of the Holy Matrimony, and Saint Antipas of Pergamum. Border saints are Saint Nicholas and Saint Martyr Anfisa. This very special icon was painted to order to be presented as a wedding gift. 
  • ID# 27-VHL-50
  • Size 12 1/4 x 10 1/2 in (31 x 26.8 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 19th century
  • Materials Egg tempera and gilding on wood.
  • Price Price upon request
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Russian icon - Saint Unmercenary Healer and Greatmartyr Pantaleon (Panteleimon)

Russian icon - Saint Unmercenary Healer and Greatmartyr Pantaleon (Panteleimon)

Saint Greatmartyr Panteleimon (or Pantaleon) was the Unmercenary Healer martyred under the reign of Emperor Maximian (ca. 305 A.D.). He had been educated as a physician, and he dedicated his life to the suffering, the sick, the unfortunate and the needy. He treated all those who turned to him without charge, healing them in the name of Jesus Christ. He visited those held captive in prison. These were usually Christians, and he healed them of their wounds. Saint Panteleimon is venerated in the Orthodox Church as a mighty saint, and the protector of soldiers. This aspect of his veneration is … more
  • ID# 09-VHL-53
  • Size 12 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in (31 cm x 26 cm)
  • Age and School ca. end of the 18th - beginning of the 19th century
  • Materials Egg tempera and gilding on wood.
  • Price Price upon request
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Russian icon - Joy to All Who Sorrow Mother of God

Russian icon - Joy to All Who Sorrow Mother of God

Mother of God, Joy of All Who Sorrow of Moscow is the name of a popular wonderworking Russian Orthodox icon. The icon dates to a miracle that occurred on October 24, 1688, when a woman named Euphymia received healing from sickness after obeying a voice telling her to find this icon and have the priest celebrate a prayer with blessing of water. The design of this icon depicts the Mother of God full-figured, standing in paradise with Christ Child and God the Father visible above them in the clouds. Along both sides of the icon, framing the Mother of God, … more
  • ID# 13-VHL-56
  • Size 12 3/4 x 12 1/4 in (35.5 x 31 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 19th century
  • Materials Egg tempera and gilding on wood.
  • Price Price upon request
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Russian icon - the Miracle of Saint George Slaying the Dragon

Russian icon - the Miracle of Saint George Slaying the Dragon

The oldest icons depicting Saint George as a horseman killing the dragon date to the 12th century.  The motif becomes popular especially in Georgian and Russian tradition, but it is also found in Greek icons. The saint is depicted in the style of a Roman cavalryman in the tradition of the "Thracian Heros". In Russian Orthodox tradition, the icon is known as  "the Miracle of George and the Dragon" as well as "Saint George the Victorybearer."  The upper part of the icon is depicting a miracle of Saint George raising the dead man as a proof of the powers of the … more
  • ID# 12-VHL-56
  • Size 17 3/4 x 8 3/4 in (45 x 22.5 cm)
  • Age and School ca. first half of the 19th century
  • Materials Egg tempera and gilding on wood.
  • Price Price upon request
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Russian icon - Saint Unmercenary Healers Cosmas and Damian

Russian icon - Saint Unmercenary Healers Cosmas and Damian

Saints Cosmas and Damian (Greek: Κοσμάς και Δαμιανός) (also written Kosmas and Damianos) (died ca. 287) were twin brothers, physicians, and early Christian martyrs born in Cilicia, part of today's Turkey. They practiced their profession in the seaport of Ayas, Adana, then in the Roman province of Syria. Accepting no payment for their services led to them being named "Ανάργυροι" (Unmercenary); it has been said that, by this, they attracted many to the Christian faith. Traditionally, Saints Cosmas and Damian are the holy patrons of doctors and persons of Medical profession.
  • ID# 10-VHL-58
  • Size 12 1/4 in x 10 1/2 in (31 cm x 26.5 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 19th century
  • Materials Egg tempera on gessoed wood
  • Price Price upon request
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Russian icon - The Descent Into Hades and Resurrection

Russian icon - The Descent Into Hades and Resurrection

The icon depicts the Descent Into Hades and the Resurrection (Anastasis). Christ is shown in two scenes – above in the act of Resurrection and below in his descent into Hades, breaking down the doors of Hell, binding Satan and rescuing Adam and Eve. Behind them follow the kings, the prophets, and the righteous of the Old Testament,  David and Solomon wearing the crowns, John the Baptist with the scroll in hand. Feast day: Easter Sunday.
  • ID# 04-VHL-61
  • Size 12 1/4 in x 10 1/2 in (31 cm x 26.5 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 19th century
  • Materials Egg tempera and gilding on gessoed wood
  • Price Price upon request
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Russian icon - Apparition of the Most Holy Mother of God to the Saint Sergius of Radonezh

Russian icon - Apparition of the Most Holy Mother of God to the Saint Sergius of Radonezh

The icon is depicting the Apparition of the Most Holy Mother of God to the Saint Sergius of Radonezh. On the left side, the Virgin appears in a vision to Saint Sergius accompaied by the apostles Peter and Paul and hands him the Abbot's staff. On the right - Sergius contemplates the vision, accompanied by the monk Nikon, who will become his sucessor. Above them inside of a semi-circle of the Heavens, depicted three angels of the Old Testament Trinity. The background depicts the elegant buildings of Saint Sergius' monastery of the Holy Trinity. 
  • ID# 28-VHL-62
  • Size 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 in (29.5 x 24 cm)
  • Age and School ca. 17th century
  • Materials Egg tempera on gessoed wood
  • Price Price upon request

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