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A LARGE RUSSIAN ICON OF THE POKROV MOTHER OF GOD, CIRCA 1800. A distinctive and finely painted icon of the feast which combines two events- the vision of the Holy Fool Andre and the vision of Romanos the Melodist, both which took place in the Church of the Blachernae in Constantinople. The Virgin is depicted at top center amidst a gathering of Saints, Christ delivers a blessing from upper left and below the interior of the church. The borders with family saints Aventiy (left) and Irina (right). The inscription along the top border identifies the subject as the Pokrov Most Holy Mother of God. In excellent condition. 17.5 inches x 14.9 inches (44.5 x 37.7 cm)
$1,000 - 1,500
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