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ICON NUMBER : 90199

Birth of Maria , Russia, 19th century tempera on wooden board, size 33.5 cm x 27.5 cm, price € 3600,-

The birth of Mary is celebrated on September 8. The atmosphere in which the birth occurs, is intimately domestic. Against an architectural background, the story of the Birth of the Virgin is shown as a continuous scene. On the left side Anna, the mother of the Virgin Mary is lying on a bed. She is like an empress, surrounded by her servants. In the foreground, the Virgin Mary is receiving her first bath. On the right above, Anna raises her hands in prayer, while she is listening intently to the angel, who is appearing from heaven and is bringing her the news of the conception of her child. On the left above, Joachim is standing with his hands raised in prayer to the angel, who is bringing him the same news of the conception of a child. In the middle above the Joyful Embrace of Joachim and Anna at the Golden Gate in Jerusalem. At the right below the two parents with the child on the lap of her mother both sided on a throne. The icon is painted with miniature precision with the use of bright colours by a highly skilled Palech icon writer. Condition: excellent. Authenticity of every icon is guaranteed. Every icon is sold with extensive written expertise.

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