ICON: POKROV OR THE PROTECTION OF THE VEIL OF OUR LADY

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Pokrov or The Protection of the Veil of Our Lady.

In a sumptuous decor appears the miracle. This endearing, Russian piety theme depicts the Virgin spreading Her protection among the whole visible and invisible Church. Represented on the bottom of the icon: Saint Andrew the Blessed Fool-for-Christ with his disciple Saint Epiphanius, Saint Romanus the Melodist or Hymnographer, his healing by Mary as well as the Emperor, Empress and Patriarch of Constantinople.

(Some restorations).

Russia, late 19th Century.

53,3 x 46 cm (21 x 18 in.)

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  • Expertissim Reference: 540309