paintings and icons
Paintings made of the stuff of earth,
offering ourselves and our beautiful world up to Heaven.
Icons offering windows into Heaven through which Earth-bound eyes may glimpse our eternal destiny
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Traditional icon after the original by Simon Ushakov (1668) in the State Tretyakov Gallery, the Kremlin Armoury, Moscow. The
was ordered for the Monastery of the Presentation in Moscow.
Wood, gesso, gold leaf, egg tempera.
23 x 15 cm
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