A RARE ICON OF ABRAHAM OF GALICH

PROBABLY PESHEKHONOV WORKSHOP, ST PETERSBURG, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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A RARE ICON OF ABRAHAM OF GALICH
PROBABLY PESHEKHONOV WORKSHOP, ST PETERSBURG, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
Depicting St Abraham of Galich, holding an icon of the Mother of God, within gilded background incised with strapwork, the back inscribed in Russian ‘In memory of the visit to the monastery of Leonid M. Kniazev, His Excellency the Governor of Kostroma. 3 February 1903’
14 1/8 x 10 5/8 in. (35.7 x 26.9 cm.)