AN ICON «THE CRUCIFIXION WITH SAINTS» Urals, late 19th century
900 1 000
wood, gesso, gold leaf, tempera inset Сrucifix: copper alloy, cast 46.8 x 39 cm Condition: without restoration, small losses of paint, a crack in the upper part of the icon The icon is notable for its archaic artistic language, expressiveness and laconism of the manner of painting. Golden glow of the background and Crucifixion bear a semantic and formal meaning in the perception of the image. It has an important collector’s value as an example of high artistic execution, originating from the Old Believers’ iconographic workshops of the Urals.