8 June 2009
RUSSIAN (POVOLZHYE), LATE XVIII CENTURY
31 by 27.9 cm.
The military saint is shown frontal, gesturing in benediction, supporting his shield with his left hand, dressed in full armour complemented by a long cape, his halo defined by a deep-coloured rim, the upper corners occupied by images of the Tikhvinskaya Mother of God, to the left, and the “Soother of Sorrows”, to the right.
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