THE DORMITION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD WITH FAMILY SAINTS ON THE BORDER

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RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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THE DORMITION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD WITH FAMILY SAINTS ON THE BORDER

RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

The Mother of God lying on a bier, Christ against a circular radiating glory holding the soul of his Mother, the latter in the form of an infant, flanked by the archangels Michael and Gabriel, surrounded by the mourning figures of the Apostles, a cherubim with spread wings above, the upper corners occupied by buildings with elaborate architectural decoration, the Guardian angel and St. Theodosia appearing on the border

13 7/8 x 11? in. (35.2 x 29.2 cm)