Russian icon. Our Lady of Don and 12 Great Feasts, handpainted - Icon - tempera, wood

Description
Russian icon. Our Lady of Don and 12 Great Feasts, handpainted - Icon - tempera, wood
Russia - 1920-1949


There are 12 Great Feats in orthodox church: 1. The Nativity of the Theotokos.
2. The Presentation of the Theotokos.  
3. The Saint Trinity or  Fifty Days after Pascha (Easter) — Pentecost
   The Exaltation of the Cross.
4. The Annunciation.  
5. The Nativity of Christ/Christmas.
6.  The Ascension Of The Cross.
7. The Baptism of Christ, Theophany, also called Epiphany.
8. The Sunday before Pascha (Easter) — the Entry into Jerusalem or
    Flowery/Willow/Palm Sunday
9. The Transfiguration.
10. The Crucifixion.
11. The Dormition (Falling Asleep) of the Theotokos.
12. The Descent into hell.




Lot details
Object
Icon
Material
tempera, wood
Designer/ Artist
Russian icon. Our Lady of Don and 12 Great Feasts, handpainted
Estimated Period
1920-1949
Country of Origin
Russia
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
32×27×2.5 cm
Weight
1 kg
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