AN ICON ‘CHRIST PANTOCRATOR WITH SAINTS’ Yaroslavl Province, Romanov-Borisoglebsk (?), second half of the 19th century

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tempera, levkas, gold leaf on wood panel 45 x 37.5 cm Condition: without restoration, the icon is under a layer of darkened varnish. The edges have been covered with metal plates, probably for later decoration with ornamental overlays. The Romanov tradition of icon painting that flourished from the end of the 18th century to the first half of the 19th century absorbed the best achievements of the 17th century Yaroslavl, Stroganov, Ustyuzhsk iconographers and transformed them into a distinctive recognizable style that survived until the Revolution.