19th century, Russian icon of...
19th century, Russian icon of Annunciation, Central Russia. Egg tempera and gesso on wood. Two splints in the back. Size: 31 x 26 cm (12 1/4 x 10 1/4 in).
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The BLAGOVYESHCHENIE (Annunciation of Good News) depicts the Archangel Gabriel announcing the coming birth of Christ to Mary. Gabriel stands before Mary and holding white lily in his hand. This is one of the twelve great festivals, and take place on March 25 (April 7 Western calendar)