MOSCOW SAINTS PETR, ALEXEI, IONA AND FILIPP
A rare and important icon, especially for citizens of Moscow.
The icon depicts four Moscow saints and miracle-workers – metropolitans Peter, Alexei, Iona and Filipp, who played an important role in the history of the Russian church and Grand Principality of Moscow. It is extremely rare to find the icon depicting exactly these four saints together.
Late 17th century
Povolzhe or Vologda
30.8 x 20.7 cm
Tempera, gesso, wood
Condition report: The icon is in very good condition.
Komashko Natalia Ignatievna,
The Academic Secretary of the Central Andrey Rublev museum of Ancient Russian Culture and Art, Moscow.
A member of the National Organization of Russian Art Experts.
Approved expert of the Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation, authorized to make expertises for cultural values, declared for import, export, temporary export, returned after temporary export, as well as confiscated or detained by customs and law enforcement authorities, specialization: objects of religious cult (iconography, XVI-XX century). Justification: Order of the Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation from February 26, 2014, № 341.
Price on request.
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