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AN ICON «SAINT PETER, METROPOLITAN OF KIEV AND ALL RUSSIA»
Central Russia, late XIX century Wood, gold leaf, oil 107 X 55 cm Condition: generally in good condition, fragmentary renovations across the ornamental gold background and of the Saint’s clothes. Metropolitan Peter (the Second half of the XIII - 1326) was an outstanding Church and state figure of Russia, who played an exceptional role in the formation and promotion of the Moscow Principality and the formation of a centralized state. Saint Peter was especially esteemed in Russia of the saint, and this ;large-format image has a high collector’s value.