Russian Icon | Nativity of Christ (Christmas Icon)
Theme: Nativity of Christ (Christmas Icon)
Price: upon request
Age: 19th century
Provenance: Palekh painting school
The birth of Jesus, the proclamation of the birth to the shepherds and his adoration. In the center the Mother of God with the baby Jesus in the manger with ox and donkey. In addition the three wise men from the east with their gifts, next to them an angel announces the birth of a shepherd. Below sits Joseph and a shepherd who is often interpreted as the prophet Isaias. In addition, two midwives bathing the newborn. Six saints on the edge: Holy Prophet. Anna. St. Mart. Stephanida, St. Natalia, St. Nadezhda, St. Mary and St. Martha (brothers and sisters of St. Lazarus).
Very beautiful decorative icon.
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Original Antique Russian Icon
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31.5 x 26 cm