4332| Russian Icon of St. Panteleimon


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19th century. Egg tempera and gesso on wood. Silver oklad, the back covered with velvet fabric. Hallmarks: Moscow, 84 standard (875/1000) silver, maker’s mark ‘PK’ in Cyrillic.

Size: 1 5/8 x 1 7/8 in (4 x 4.7 cm)

St. Panteleimon had been educated as a physician, and he dedicated his life to the suffering, the sick, the unfortunate and the needy. He treated all those who turned to him without charge, healing them in the name of Jesus Christ.