Icon of Kazan Mother of God
Egg tempera, Wood, Gesso, Silver and Gold leaf
W 5.75 in x H 7 in x D 0.875 in
Gift. Hilarion (Kapral), Metropolitan. 2011-11
Icon of Kazan Mother of God. Painted with egg tempera and gold leaf on gesso on wood. Dark sepia and ochre tones with gold highlights. Silver oklad over icon, covering halos and border. Engraved symmetric foliage ornament on borer and halos.
Given as a blessing by Hieromartyr Metropolitan Joseph (Petrovykh) (1872-1937) of Petrograd to the family of the future Abbess Nonna of Novo-Diveyevo. Abbess Nonna's father was a military person and Fr. Joseph was the family's spiritual father.
Inscriptions & Markings
Marks: delta, kokoshnik facing right, 84 in oval; 1яA in rectangle.