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.