8 June 2009
RUSSIAN (OLD BELIEVERS’ WORKSHOP, KHOLUI OR MSTERA), FIRST HALF OF THE XIX CENTURY
35.8 by 30.5 cm.
St. Julita and her three-year old son, St. Kirikos, are shown in supplication to Christ. The twelve surrounding scenes depict the life and martyrdom of the saints. The icon is painted traditionally with a variety of green and red tones, the ochre border is inscribed with the titles of the adjacent scenes.
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