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Quadri-Partite icon


Number: 017 Period: 19th century
Name: Quadri-Partite icon Size: 31,8 x 26 cm
Origin: Russia Price:


The icon has been painted against a gold ground in a refined style and shows the Birth of the Virgin to the upper left, the Nativity of Christ to the upper right, the Archangel Michael Voyevoda (Greek: Archistrategos; the chief captain of the host, who presides over the struggle against the forces of the demons) to the lower left and the Guardian Angel standing together with the nun St Marfa to the lower right.

This icon may have been commisioned by or for a woman named Marfa.



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