Russian Biblical icon, tempera and gold leaf on wood panel, depicting the Resurrection and the twelve Cardinal feast days. The larger central section depicts the Complete Resurrection and the Descent Into Hell, surrounded by twelve panels depicting the great Church feast days with identifying inscriptions on the border. Retains the two insert crosspieces (shponki) on the reverse. Provenance: purchased by the consignor from Liros Galleries in Alexandria, VA in 1984. 21" H x 17-1/2" W. 19th century. Condition: Overall very good condition with some minor inpainting, age cracks to wood and very slight craquelure. Minor scattered paint loss to edges.
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