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Artist:     Russian Icon with silver oklad
Title:     Mother of God "Joy of All Who Sorrow", silver oklad , dated 1863 with city mark St.Petersburg
Item ID   4579
Price:     2500.00 €


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Antique Russian icon of the Mother of God "Joy of All Who Sorrow" (in Russian: Богородица "Всех Скорбящих Радость"), silver oklad with city mark St.Petersburg, hallmark Eduard Fedorovitch Brandenburg (1850-1866), dated 1863, unknown makerLs mark.

"joy of all who sorrow and Trouble hast ..." is the name of the icon of the Virgin, venerated in the Russian Orthodox Church of the miraculous. Known in various lists. The icon shows the mother of God, aurrounded by people with diseases and sorrows, and angels, the perpetrators sent from her name.

According to legend, the image was first celebrated in the year 1688 in Moscow at the Church of the icon of the mother of God "joy of all who sorrow" (Transfiguration) in Sorrow, where it is believed, and now is stored (in honor of the icon of the consecrated Chapel North of the Temple). The celebration takes place October 24 October (6 November). Some lists with it have their celebration.

Literature: in Russian: Постникова-Лосева М.М. Указатель русских клейм на изделиях из драгоценных металлов XVII-XX вв"

Inscription: silver marks: city mark St.Petersburg until 1864; hallmark Eduard Fedorovitch Brandenburg, dated 1863, unknown makerLs mark.

Technique: oil on wood, oklad -silver.

Measurements: w 41 1/3" x h 26 3/4" (22,5 x 28,5 cm).

Condition: in quite good condition due to the age.

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