SAINT OLGA PRINCESS OF RUS

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Russia, Palekh School, 25 October 1836, the oklad with Cyrillic initials of Trofim Semenov Bogdanov, St. Petersbury, 1850

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Finely painted in bright colours, shown full-length, Her right hand raised in blessing, the left hoding a scroll, the background with four scenes from Her life, with Christ Pantocrator and two Angels above, inscribed below that the icon was painted for Petr Iakovlich on 25 October 7344 [1836], slight paint loss, in chased and engraved silver-gilt oklad