Russian Icon of Nativity of the Virgin | 4251


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19th century, Guslitsy. Egg tempera, gold leaf and gesso on wood panel. Raised border “kovcheg”, two inserted splints top and bottom.

Central image displays traditional depiction of St. Anna on a couch attended by women bearing gifts, while Mary is being washed below. The right side shows the view of St. Joachim and St. Anna sitting on the bench and playing with baby Mary. Nice composition, bright holiday looking colors and nice style. Good condition, unique Mstera stile. 

Size: 31 x 26 cm (12 1/4 x 10 1/4 in)