Is truly a fabulous piece of Russian blessed icon. The quality of this Icon is very fine and detailed with beautiful facial painting.Rendered in pastel, bright colors, against a gold background. Creates magnificent beauty of the product. The perfect unique icon, no wear of any kind visible to the unaided eye. Every detail of the face, clothes are painting - written out flawlessly.
A LARGE ICON of the RESURRECTION of CHRIST and DESCENT INTO HELL WITHIN 16 MAIN LITURGICAL FEASTS. Ancient Russian icon of extraordinary beauty and quality of execution, depicting the "Sixteen Great Feasts" arranged around the central scene of the "Resurrection of Christ" and "Descent into Hell".In the work under consideration, with the many details outlined with extreme skill and highlighted by gold details, it must mention the construction of the figures, including secondary, well proportioned, outlined with precision miniature and legible. All this leads to one of the best schools Iconography of Russia, that of. The icon distinguishes itself by original and bright artistic expressiveness, peculiar to the best samples of Northern manner of icon-painting. This rare icon executed in mainly gold and yellow and brown colors against a golden background shows the perfect craftsmanship of the Russian icon painter.
Take pleasure in this gift and prevent all bad luck. Deliver everyone from the future torment, who call out to you here together: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia». The Russian village of Palekh has a long history in Russian iconography.The first settlements arrived here on the banks of the Paleshka River. 250 miles northeast of Moscow, during the fifteenth century; during the seventeenth it developed a reputation as a home for skilled icon painters. Tzars favored icons produced in Palekh because they preserved the traditional Russian style characterized by fine brushwork, precise architectural backdrops and landscapes, and heightened detail. After the atheist Bolshevik revolution of 1917, however, Palekh's icon painters had to find other applications for their talents.
They decorated wooden spoons, matryoshka dolls, boxes and dishes. A prayers miracle is a really Church Relic from Russia, was consecrated and Blessed by Christian Church.
If you want to protect your soul from the evil eye, or help your guardian angel, this icon of will protect you and will strengthen spirit of your angel!! Enjoyed an unrivalled command of every technique employed Art painting school, as well as with the gold and silverware.
This unique fusion of the national creative spirit and contemporary culture helped to create some of the greatest masterpieces of Russian and world jewelry. Russia has long been a leader in production of enamel with orders and medals and other enamel wares. In Russia, nice enamel objects were considered to be the most expensive and valuable. An icon is not a painting in the sense we normally regard pieces of art, although it is an image that is painted. An icon is a window out of the obvious realities of everyday life into the realm of God.
Every paint-stroke has a meaning hallowed by centuries of prayer. Icons are religious images that hover between two worlds, putting into colors and shapes what cannot be grasped by the intellect.
Icons are the visual equivalents of the Divine Scriptures. Not every religious painting can be considered an icon. Icons are religious pictures that convey inner spiritual meaning of their subject matter. The Son of God came to restore the divine image in human form. Iconography is the graphic witness to this restoration.
Antique Russian Icons as Masterpieces of Religious Art. It is not a secret that antique Russian icons are renowned throughout the world for their spiritual power for believers.
However, these beautiful hand-painted images also have a very high artistic value. Distinguished by the variety of colors, harmonious forms, and the use of reverse perspective that creates an optical illusion allowing the viewer to "look through" the painting, antique Russian icons are indeed masterpieces of religious art. Add to this their long and interesting history, and you will understand why these holy images are highly collectible today. It is also worth noting that antique Russian icons have even become an investment asset for many collectors of art. Pictures are part of Description.
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