Russian Orthodox Icon of Saint Alexander c. late 19th Century - $5,500
Stock# 120961

A masterly depiction of Saint Alexander painted on impressed gold leaf set on plaster (tempera) and applied to a wooden stave. Alexander stands amongst a river town scene that covers the bottom quarter of the icon.There is minor paint loss to the red robe of the saint and a small repair to the top right hand corner.

Dimensions: 175mm (w) 220mm (h)

An exquisite and superbly painted example of religious iconography.

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