This beautiful icon shows a saint offering his blessings with his right hand raised.
He wears a gorgeous vestment of gilt silver, like those of cloth worn by high-ranking members of the clergy.
He cradles the Holy Book with his left hand, done in the same relief as the vestment and seeming to be a part of it.
A brilliant glittering halo surrounds his head with radiating beams of light, creating a wonderful contrast with the dark face and beard.
His features are those of a man who has seen much suffering, but whose grace and compassion shine through the human to reflect the Spirit of the Divine. – (PF.4846) Icon Depicting a Saint – PF.4846
Origin: Russia Circa: 1890 Dimensions: 13.75″ (34.9cm) high x 11.625″ (29.5cm) wide
Collection: Russian Icons Style: Russian Orthodox Medium: Oil on Wood/Silver