AN ICON SHOWING SOPHIA, THE WISDOM OF GOD Russian, late 18th century Tempera on wood panel. The haloes and details made of gold. The borders cut, the background stripped to gesso. 36.5 x 26.8 cm. ICON WITH SOPHIA, THE DIVINE WISDOM Russia, late 18th century Single panel with two frontal sponki. Egg tempera on chalk ground, partial gilding. 36,5 x 26,8 cm. Margins trimmed, color of background removed.