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Russian Wooden Icon of Archangel Michael

Russian Wooden Icon of Archangel Michael


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1800: Item # 1189894

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Russian Wooden Icon of Archangel Michael, ca. 1800 from Arkhangelsk Region. Egg tempera, old leaf, and gesson on woonden panel. In excellent condition. 10 3/8" x 8 1/2". Michael is an archangel in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic teachings. Roman Catholics, the Eastern Orthodox, Anglicans, and Lutherans refer to him as "Saint Michael the Archangel" and also simply as "Saint Michael". Orthodox Christians refer to him as the "Taxiarch Archangel Michael" or simply "Archangel Michael".