Icon of the Vilnius Martyrs

Icon

Date:

1918

Materials:

Paper and Wood

Dimensions:

W 2.5 in x H 3.25 in x D 0.375 in

Accession Number:

217.81

Credit Line:

Xenia Aleksandrovna, Grand Duchess

Description

Icon of Saints Anthony, John, and Eustathius, Martyers of Vilnius, holding crosses and palm branches. Tree in background. Above saints is depicted Christ blessing with both hands. Saints' names written in Slavonic. Colored print pasted on wood. From among items belonging to Nicholas II, his family and attendants found in and around Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg.

History Note

From among items belonging to Nicholas II, his family and attendants found in and around Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg. Given by Grand Duchess Xenia Aleksandrovna (1875-1960) to Archpriest Mikhail Polskii (1891-1960) in 1948. Bequeathed by Archpriest Mikhail Polskii to Holy Trinity Monastery. Arrived at Holy Trinity Monastery in 1962.