Icon "Deesis" or "Christ enthroned"
Place and Date of Production: Russia, second half of 19th century
Materials, technic: wood, gesso, tempera, gilding
Dimensions: 31.5 х 27 cm

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The icon shows Christ enthroned, composite of two wooden boards with two back side Sponki. Tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. Achsialsymmetrische composition with the occupant seated in a richly decorated, golden throne Christ in the center. At its sides it is flanked by the Virgin Mary and John the Baptist, each with an open magazine. Behind him, rows of two angels, apostle John, Peter, Paul and Nicholas.