09. Our Lady of Tikhvin

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About this icon: second half of the 19th century. Moscow school. Wood, lewkas, tempera. Size: 31,3x27x2,4 cm.

This icon is a copy of one of the most famous Russian miraculous images. According to the chronicles, the icon miraculously appeared in summer 1383 in the environs of Novgorod. The Story of the Icon of Tikhvin (16th century) registers its four apparitions following each other, the latest on the left bank of the river Tikhvinka, where a Dormition Church was first built. Later, in 1560, the Tikhvin Monastery arose on the site.

This icon has collection significance.

Price: 3000 Euro