A TRIPTYCH

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RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY; THE ENCASED ICON 18TH CENTURY

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A TRIPTYCH

RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY; THE ENCASED ICON 18TH CENTURY

The Vladimirskaya with a metal oklad encased in a triptych, its upper part shaped as an arch, showing God the Father emerging from the clouds in blessing, the upper sections of the wings showing the archangels Michael and Gabriel respectively, the lower compartments representing selected saints, the central icon painted traditionally, the triptych in a realistic manner

Extended: 18 x 11 7/8 in. (45.75 x 30.25 cm)