An icon of the Anastasis, in a silver-gilt oklad, Moscow, 1804
repousé and chased with Christ after the Ressurection, struck with workmaster's initials E.G in Cyrillic, 84 standard
32 by 27cm, 12⅝ by 10⅝in.
The painting with several areas of oklad-associated damage.
The lower border of the icon repaired. With a loss along the edges and to the lower left corner of the icon. The painting covered with original, darkened and yellowed varnish.
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Private Collection, France.