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Calendar Icon for March

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Icon for one month painted on a panel made of a sheet of paper or parchment and built up with gesso. Background is in gold. In center of front one above the other are three scenes: 1 the Crucifixion, 2 the Annunciation, 3 Christ in a medallion surrounded by angels and resting on seraph. There are three rows of saints at either side, each identified by name. On the back are three rows of saints, each identified by name.

Category:
PAINTINGS
Object name:
Calendar Icon for March
Made from:
Tempera on wood with gesso -- linen -- and gilding
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
1600-1700
Size:
overall __11.25 IN __9.19 IN
overall __28.58 CM __23.34 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
54.6
Class:
ICON
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION __names of saints
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Tradition in Transition: Russian Icons in the Age of the Romanovs ","Russian Icons at Hillwood"