THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST AND THE MAJOR LITURGICAL FEASTS

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RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800

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THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST AND THE MAJOR LITURGICAL FEASTS

RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800

The central image representing Christ's Descent into the Underworld and his Resurrection from the Tomb above, surrounded by the main New Testament events, the Exaltation of the Cross and the Old Testament Trinity, four family patrons represented on the border, the spandrels showing the Evangelists, painted with bright colours on a gold background

15 5/8 x 13 3/8 in. (39.7 x 34 cm)