A LARGE RUSSIAN ICON OF THE HOLY VISAGE, PROBABLY NEVYANSK, CIRCA 1850.
A LARGE RUSSIAN ICON OF THE HOLY VISAGE, PROBABLY NEVYANSK, CIRCA 1850. Executed on an ornate incised partial gilt ground, the borders with various saints including at lower left Saint Christopher the Dog-headed. The lower margin inscribed with the standard Church Slavonic title for this image OUR LORD
21 inches x 17.25 inches (53 x 44 cm).
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