Icon: Christ blessing a monk

Number: 052 Period: 17th/18th century
Name: Icon: Christ blessing a monk Size: 31.5 x 27.8 cm
Origin: Russia Price: sold

Christ is depicted in full length and with a Bible in his left hand. He looks sideways at a monk, who is kneeling before Him, and blesses him. This is a rare subject.

The recessed central area for the image is called a kovcheg, from the Russian word (Ковчег) which means ‘ark’. This icon has a double kovcheg.


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