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Late 18th - Early 19th Century Russian Wooden Icon, Archangel Michael

WIDTH: 8 | HEIGHT: 10 | DEPTH: 1
Price $3,500

Russian Wooden Icon of Archangel Michael, ca. 1800 from Arkhangelsk Region. Egg tempera, old leaf, and gesson on woonden panel. In excellent condition. 10 3/8" x 8 1/2". Michael is an archangel in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic teachings. Roman Catholics, the Eastern Orthodox, Anglicans, and Lutherans refer to him as "Saint Michael the Archangel" and also simply as "Saint Michael". Orthodox Christians refer to him as the "Taxiarch Archangel Michael" or simply "Archangel Michael".

Griffin Gallery
Griffin Gallery
THB REF: 6131428678
DEALER REF: 1189894
Origin
Russia
Circa
1800
Style
Unspecified
Period
19th Century
Condition
Excellent
Theme
Religious