Lot 1835

Festive icon of Russia, 18th/19th century, multi-field icon, in the centre the ride to hell with the procession of the righteous underneath the resurrection of Christ, 12 fields around the circumference depicting great feasts of the orthodox church year, inscribed in church cyrillic, tempera over chalk primer/needlewood panel, hxw: 50/43 cm. Signs of age, craquelée, paint flaking and drying cracks.