11 June 2007
A DOUBLE-SIDED ICON
GREEK, 17TH CENTURY
Showing on one side the Virgin of the Annunciation and on the reverse St. Paul in supplication, the elongated figures rendered traditionally against gold background
5 7/8 x 4 3/8 in. (15 x 11.25 cm)
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This icon would have been one of a pair. The second icon would have shown on one side Archangel Gabriel and on the other side the Apostle Peter.
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