8 June 2009
RUSSIAN (SUZDAL?), MIDDLE OF THE XIX CENTURY
31 by 26.5 cm.
Portrayed half-length, blessing and displaying the open Gospels, the deep red chiton and green himation with ample chrysography, on shining gold ground, the Guardian Angel and St. Aleksandra in supplication on the ochre-coloured border.
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