7 June 2010
YAROSLAVL (?), 1730-1740s
108 by 53 cm.
This large, unique church icon is dedicated to the Byzantine image of the great martyr Catherine of Alexandria, especially beloved in Rus.
Icons and churches dedicated to St Catherine were widespread from the sixteenth century and in the seven
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