4950 | Antiques, Orthodox, Russian icon: RESURRECTION AND DESCENT INTO HADES


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19th century, Central Russia. Egg tempera and gesso on wood. Kovcheg, two splints in the back (one is missing).

The Resurrection and the Descent into Hell in the center is surrounded by 12 scenes of feasts:

1. The Old Testament Trinity.

2. The Nativity of the Virgin.

3. The Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple.

4. The Annunciation.

5. The Nativity of Jesus Christ.

6. The Presentation of  Jesus at the Temple.

7. Baptism of Christ.

8. The Transfiguration.

9. The Entry into Jerusalem.

10. The Ascension of Christ.

11. The Dormition of the Mother of God.

12. The Exaltation of the Cross.

Size: 20 3/4” x 17 1/2” ( cm)