An icon ‘The Resurrection - Descent into Hades with Feasts’ Central Russia, late 19th century

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Wood, gesso, gold leaf, tempera 44 х 37,6 сm Condition: no restoration, chipped edges, loss of gilding. Subtle elaboration of garments and personal attributes gives the icon a high artistic value. It is of considerable collector’s interest as a solemn Orthodox festive image.