Icon with four saints

Icon with four saints

Made By: Russian

Culture: Russian
Date: 1825
Medium: oil on panel
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 3/8 in. (5.7 x 5.7 x 0.9 cm)
Classification: PAINTING
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. S. Lane Faison, Jr., Class of 1929
Object number: PB.10.A
DescriptionThe four saints depicted are; Saint Karp, whose feast day is October 26; Saint Nazarius, whose feast day is October 27; Paraskevi of Iconium, a popular saint in Orthodoxy and her day is October 28; and Saint Euthymius the Great, an Eastern Orthodox monk whose feast day is January 20.
Inscribed: upper border in Church Slavonic in an older Cyrillic alphabet: Saint Martyr Karp Saint Nazarius Martyr Paraskeva Saint Reverend Euphymius; verso under label: 1 028/17; verso on label: 11277-Icon 1825/ Karp, Nazarius/ Paraskezia and/ Ephim Imp. Chap./ RUSSIAN IMPERIAL/EXHIBIT 9.50
Terms
  • Orthodox
  • martyrs
  • saints
  • icon
Not on view
Exhibitions:Object Lab Fall 2019