A rare icon of Christ of Smolensk with St John the Forerunner and St John the Theologian, Central Russia, 17th century

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Christ standing in a frontal position, with his right hand raised in a blessing gesture and his left hand holding an open Gospel book, to either side of Him, standing in prayer St John the Forerunner, holding a medallion with Christ Emmanuel before his breast and St John the Theologian, holding a closed Gospel Book, kneeling at Christ's feet the monk St Michael and the Princess St Irina
35.8 by 31.3cm, 14 by 11 7/8 in.