Mandylion - cod. 388

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Collectible icon - St. Petersburg School - mid 19th century - Gold background and reproduction of precious stones - Cm 53 x 45 The beautiful Icon represents a particular Mandilyon. Being from the St. Petersburg School, which had specialized in these representations with a strong visual impact,...
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Collectible icon - St. Petersburg School - mid 19th century - Gold background and reproduction of precious stones - Cm 53 x 45 The beautiful Icon represents a particular Mandilyon. Being from the St. Petersburg School, which had specialized in these representations with a strong visual impact, she is considered rich from an aesthetic-artistic point of view. The optical effect that this kind of icons must have had was to appear as a valuable icon enclosed by a riza in golden silver or gold set with precious stones; but it was only painted. The wealthy, but not noble, class could not compete economically with the Tsarist entourage and