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A monumental icon of the Anastasis, northern Russia, possibly Vologda region,

second half of the 16th century

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783
A monumental icon of the Anastasis, northern Russia, possibly Vologda region,

second half of the 16th century

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A monumental icon of the Anastasis, northern Russia, possibly Vologda region,

second half of the 16th century

with Christ decending into the underworld at the centre of the icon, crushing the gates of hell and raising Adam from the grave, Eve kneeling and dressed in bright red clothes, King David and King Solomon wearing crowns, together with St John and the Prophet Daniel, the Prophet Moses with Able and other Old Testament figures


108 by 61.5cm, 42 1/2 by 24 1/4 in.
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Catalogue Note

The icon comes from the local tier or the feast tier of a church iconostasis.

Russian Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons

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