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Please if you have any questions contact me here. . MG9326 Russian Icon depicting The Mother of God of the Passion The Russian name is Strastnaja, after an old convent for women, where an icon of this type was venerated. The origin of this type is Byzantine. Feast day of the icon: August 13th. Egg temper on
. If you have any questions please contact me here. HVB7333: Prophet Ezechiel and the Feast of the Birth of the Virgin This icon taken from an iconostasis depicting the new born Child. The whole scene is set in a Byzantine style architecture. The proud father St.Joachim watches the scene with visible delight.
St. Nicolas of Mozaisk Monumental icon depicting Saint Nicolas of Mozaisk. In his left hand the Kremlin of Mozaisk. In his right hand the sword with which he chased away the Tartar invaders. The spirals on the background of the icon are symbolizing that Saint Nicolas is the master over the seas. This early
. 031 Icon_ Russian icon from an iconostasis depicting the prophet Aaron, second half 17th century, 6x50cm The prophet Aaron is here depicted with a twig of an almond tree. We can find this symbol of new life back in the book Numeri 17, verse 23. This icon once was part of the