The Blessed Basil, Holy Fool of Moscow


early 20th century

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Standing before an apparition of Christ, the reverse inscribed This Holy Image I offer to the House of Prayer, it is painted to my order in memory of my escape from an attempt upon my life; Konstantine Feodorovich Petrashov. The image is painted in 1909, by the icon painter I. G. Myatov in the city of Kostroma