Old Wooden Russian Icons Sale Netherlands – Deesis Set: Saint John The Forerunner

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MG 5316_SET OF THREE RUSSIAN ICONS DEPICTING THE DEESIS

MG 5316_SET OF THREE RUSSIAN ICONS DEESIS SET

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MG 5316: A SET OF THREE RUSSIAN ICONS DEPICTING THE DEESIS

This set of three Russian icons is depicting the Deesis.
Deesis means “intercession” in the Greek language.
The Mother of God and Saint John the Forerunner are interceding to Jesus Christ
for a mild judgement over the Russian people.
Fine set most likely from a Mystera Old believers workshop.
First half of the 19th century.
Each icon 53,50×43,50 cm.

See also MG 5317 and MG 5318

 

Old Wooden Russian Icons Sale Netherlands

 

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