THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN WITH A FAMILY SAINT

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RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800

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THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN WITH A FAMILY SAINT

RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800

Painted traditionally, the Mother of God portrayed bust-length, the figure of Christ shown upright, blessing with his right hand, both bearing prominent gold haloes, Christ's himation adorned with delicate gold highlights, a family saint under an ogee arch to the left, against a tan background with olive green border, the names inscribed in gold

7 1/8 x 5 15/16 in. (18.1 x 15.1 cm)