Antique Russian icon: The Prophet Aaron by Unknown Artist
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Unknown Artist

Antique Russian icon: The Prophet Aaron 1650 - 1700

Wood
76 ⨯ 50 cm
ConditionExcellent
€ 24.500

Kunsthandel H.W.C. Dullaert Icons

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031 Icon_ Russian icon from an iconostasis depicting the prophet Aaron. The prophet Aaron is here depicted with a twig of an almond tree. We can find this symbol of new life back in the book Numeri 17, verse 23. This icon once was part of the top tier of an imposing church iconostasis. The onion shaped top is typical for early icons from the highest tier of the iconostasis. Date: Second half 17th century, dimensions 76 x 50 cm.