Ancient Greek Annunciation icon 19th century 30x22 cm

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Ancient Russian icon of the Greek Annunciation, 19th century, 30x22 cm. The Annunciation scene is found in the Gospel of Luke. The archangel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary and brought her the news. Maria said ''How is this possible? I know no man'' and the angel replied ''The Holy Spirit will descend upon you and the power of the Most High will overshadow you''. Many treatises have been dedicated to the Annunciation and the Immaculate Conception over the centuries, so the iconography spread...



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Ancient Russian icon of the Greek Annunciation, 19th century, 30x22 cm. The Annunciation scene is found in the Gospel of Luke. The archangel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary and brought her the news. Maria said ''How is this possible? I know no man'' and the angel replied ''The Holy Spirit will descend upon you and the power of the Most High will overshadow you''. Many treatises have been dedicated to the Annunciation and the Immaculate Conception over the centuries, so the iconography spread. The image conveys only the essence of the event of the Annunciation. One of the oldest known images regarding this theme is the Ustiug Annunciation, painted in the first half of the 12th century in Novgorod. It was made in the 19th century and comes from Greece. The technique consists of egg tempera on a lime wood panel.Measures 30x22 cm. This icon is shipped together with a box set and an appraisal carried out by an expert.

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