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#007616

Title: Icon Godmother with a playing Child
Artist: Gordeeva Anna
Size: 25.5x32x4
Size (inches): 10x12.5x1.5
Price : $1450 SOLD!

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Description:

This attractive icon was painted by a talented Kholui artist Anna Gordeeva.
The icon shows Godmother holding a child and a child is playfully wrap his hands around her neck.In Russia this icon is helping women to become pregnant and to grow healthy kids.
This icon has been painted in the village of Kholui on the wooden base. According to the tradition of Russian icon painting, the work is painted in egg tempera paints and detailed with brilliant gold paint. The leaves of gold is also used to create a frame around the depicted icon.
Very often Palekh, Mstera and Kholui artists paint icons, and this decision isn't influenced by a fashion or a public demand. It is a century-old tradition. The schools of Palekh, Kholui, and Mstera appeared under the influence of icon painting.




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