Russian icon Our Lady of Kazan 21x17 cm

Model: IC090384
€ 529,00
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£ 492.80
zł 2.408,99
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Russian icon Our Lady of Kazan 21x17 cm.
Russian icon, handmade and hand painted by Russian artists, according to the traditional techniques and norms of Russian iconography.
This icon's origin is related to a legendary event occurred in 1579, when this image appeared in a young girl's dream.
After the girl revealed the place where the icon could be found, it was brought to the cathedral of the place, where it became popularly known for many miracles.
Many copies of the archetype show the Virgin...

  • Shipping Weight: 1Kg
  • Materials: Wood, levkas, tempera, gold leaf
  • Origin: Russia

MEASURES

  • Height21 cm
  • Width17 cm
  • Height8.27 in
  • Width6.69 in
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Russian icon Our Lady of Kazan 21x17 cm.
Russian icon, handmade and hand painted by Russian artists, according to the traditional techniques and norms of Russian iconography.
This icon's origin is related to a legendary event occurred in 1579, when this image appeared in a young girl's dream.
After the girl revealed the place where the icon could be found, it was brought to the cathedral of the place, where it became popularly known for many miracles.
Many copies of the archetype show the Virgin holding Christ with the left arm.
The Mother of God does not show any hand, only Jesus's right hand is visible in the act of blessing.
This is probably one of the most beloved and worshipped icon of ancient Russia. Ivan the Terrible took it with him in the battle against the Tartars; in 1612 the Russian troupes brought it to Moscow when freeing the city from the Polish; in 1812 Alexander I had it with his army against Napoleon.
In this image the hieratic treats of Hodegetria is softened by the Mother's expression.
The icon is an accurate copy of a XVIII century piece belonging to an Italian collection.
The item is delivered in an elegant blue case in satin, with certificate of authenticity.

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