4505 | Large Russian Icon of Resurrection with Descent into Hell & Calendar for the Year


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Late 19th/early 20th century, Vladimir region, the icon-painting of the village (Holuy), Russia. Egg tempera, gold leaf and gesso on wood panel. Simulated enamel on the borders.

Size: 28 x 23 in. (71.1 x 55.9 cm)

Resurrection with Descent into Hell bordered by 12 scenes from the Life of Christ, the full Church calendar for the year, selected holidays, and an outer border with 62 icons of the Mother of God.

Condition: Good-Fair. The icon has visible craquelure, small losses revealing the gesso layer.