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AN ICON «APPARITION OF THE SAINT VIRGIN MARY TO THE SAINT SEGIUS OF RADONEZH» Palekh, end of 19th century
Wood, gold leaf, gold paint, tempera 31,2 х 26,4 сm The composition is attractive in its pictorial diversity. The subtle elaboration of the garments and personalities grants the icon a high artistic value. The exquisite miniature painting, the elongated proportions of the figures, the bright colour palette, the masterly execution of the assistants and the ornaments on the clothes give the image a special festive decorative quality.