Christ's Church pictured as the preaching of the Apostles. Russian Orthodox Icon. The circular part of this icon shows how each of the Apostles was martyred, or in the case of St. John the Theologian, how he was miraculously raised to Heaven at the end of his earthly life. The Apostles are shown receiving the Body and Blood of Christ in the top corners of the icon. A multitude of Saints who followed after the Apostles are shown in the bottom of the icon.
#1056 - L (6¾" x 8¼" on ¾" wood).
Icons manufactured by a Russian supplier using their proprietary process of applying successive layers of color and metallic-like patterns resulting in a brilliant, detailed, and nearly three dimensional appearance.
Icon inscriptions in Church Slavonic.