Icon: Descent into HellOrigin: RussiaDate: age 1600Materials: tempera on wooden boardSize: 30 x 26 cm
This is the Orthodox Church's greatest feast, celebrating Easter, and showing Christ Descending into Hell and rescuing Adam and Eve from Tombs together with kings David and Solomon (identifiable by their crowns), St John the Baptist and other Old Testament figures. All of this represents the general resurrection of humanity. Provenance: private collection Swiss. The authenticity of every icon is guaranteed. Every icon is sold with extensive written expertise.
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