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Russian icons

Explore the rich history and intricate artistry of Russian icons. Find inspiration and learn about the symbolism behind these sacred works of art.
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How Icons Are Born in the Icon-painting Studio of St. Elisabeth Convent. Find out about it in our monastery blog. We have been writing about Christianity, church history, church products and crafts, the lives of the great ascetics, etc.

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A RUSSIAN ICON OF CHRIST PANTOCRATOR IN GILT SILVER OKLAD ST. PETERSBURG C. 1872 Russian Icons, Russian Art, Religious Images, Religious Art, Mary Magdalene And Jesus, Christ Pantocrator, Greek Icons, Pictures Of Christ, Religious Paintings

the oklad finely chased and repoussé with borders and halo decorated with medieval knot ornament, struck with the maker`s mark initials in Cyrillic A.M.G. the assayer`s mark initials in Cyrillic I.E. 1872, 84 standard. Egg tempera and gesso on wood panel. Two insert splints on top and bottom edges. 26.7 x 22.2 cm (10 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)