Antique Russian 19th Century Festival Icon On On Panel 13 Panels In Cyrillic For Sale
A 13 panel Russian Festival icon that is from the 19th century, or earlier. It is on tulip wood and has oak cross bracing on the reverse to prevent warping. The bracing was done in the 19th century, likely when the panel was made. The panel's width has shrunk making the braces stick out beyond the panels. The size of the artwork is approximately 18" x 15". The work is in tempura and there is some roughage to the gesso around the edges from wear. Overall the painting is in very nice condition. I can not Cyrillic nor do I know what religious Festival this is depicting but it looks to be the life of Jesus, interestingly most of the figures are brown skinned. I am a old school wholesaler dealer and scour GA and New England for the best to buy for my customers. I am also the founder of WorthPoint and would encourage all to visit it if you want to research antique prices.I focus on happy repeat customers and love what I do and try to ensure all customers are happy. I do not stay glued to my computer and have a real job so please do not expect instantaneous answers. Consider your source when buying. I have sold over 11,000 items on and have 99.9% positive response.
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Antique Russian 19th Century Festival Icon On On Panel 13 Panels In Cyrillic : $1,695