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Russian icon from the late 19th century "Déesis". Egg tempera and gold on wood. With original black

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Russian icon from the late 19th century
"Déesis".
Egg tempera and gold on wood.
With original black painted frame.
The ear of corn is missing.
Measurements: 13,5 x 11,5 x 1,7 cm (icon); 25,8 x 20 x 5,5 cm (frame).
Russian icon with the representation of Christ in Majesty, enthroned and surrounded by the Virgin, Saints, apostles and angels.
The Déesis is a typology originating from Byzantine art, later adopted by Orthodox art and also by medieval art. Christ, in the manner of a Pantocrator, holds the Gospels in one hand and blesses with the other. The figures direct their gestures and gazes towards the Lord, alluding to the position of supplication on behalf of humanity.


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Spain, Barcelona
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Russian icon from the late 19th century
"Déesis".
Egg tempera and gold on wood.
With original black painted frame.
The ear of corn is missing.
Measurements: 13,5 x 11,5 x 1,7 cm (icon); 25,8 x 20 x 5,5 cm (frame).
Russian icon with the representation of Christ in Majesty, enthroned and surrounded by the Virgin, Saints, apostles and angels.
The Déesis is a typology originating from Byzantine art, later adopted by Orthodox art and also by medieval art. Christ, in the manner of a Pantocrator, holds the Gospels in one hand and blesses with the other. The figures direct their gestures and gazes towards the Lord, alluding to the position of supplication on behalf of humanity.

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