19thc Russian Icon Lord Almighty

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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: Russian: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1182409

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19thc Russian Icon Lord Almighty

Impressive Russian Icon of the Lord Almighty--also known as the Savior of Smolensk-depicts Christ on throne, with gospel in one hand and blessing with the other, surrounded by named saints-at his foot prostrate are two monk-saints Sergei of Radonezh and Varlaam Khutuinskiy--icon is reenforced with staves in top and bottom edges-icon about 1820s-minor loss to image-was sold at Jackson Auction, a specialist in Russian liturgical items-evidence of Cyrillic scrolling on back-12.5 inches by 10 inches-1 inch thick-original and authentic

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