8 June 2009
RUSSIAN (POVOLZHYE), CIRCA 1800
17.8 by 15.1 cm.
Painted traditionally, the maroon robes with gold folds, the sharply defined haloes stand out against the brilliant background, and the Guardian Angel and a desert saint are depicted under pointed arches on the border.
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