A MONUMENTAL ICON SHOWING THE PROPHET NAHUM FROM A CHURCH ICONOSTASIS Russian, circa 1800 Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. The halo made of gold. The background stripped to gesso. 71 x 31.3 cm. MONUMENTAL ICON WITH THE PROPHET NAHUM FROM A CHURCH ICONOSTASIS Russia, circa 1800 Composite of several boards with two back sponki. Flat kovcheg, egg tempera on chalk ground, nimbus gilded. 71 x 31,3 cm. Color of the background removed.