86, Apr. 30, 1934
Scope and Contents
The Schaffer Collection
Imperial Russian Art Treasures
Rockefeller Center, New York
April 30, 1934
Unusually fine icon portraying “St. Panteleimon” in a very fine gold and silver frame richly enameled. A fine example of the work of “Kuzmechev”, (By Appointment to the Czar of Russia.) On the back of the icon is a large silver plaque with engraved inscription which reads as follows:
“Blessing from the Monastery
of St. Martyr and Healer
Panteleimon on the Sacred
Mount Athos. To His Imperial
Highness Heir Apparent and
Czarevitch Grand Duke Alexis
Nicholaievitch for Divine
Assistance and Protection.
October 5, 1904.”
From the bedroom of the Czarevitch, at the Alexandrovsky Palace at Tsarskoye Selo, where it was catalogued under number 33.
Mrs. John L. Pratt
- Creation: Apr. 30, 1934
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
Language of Materials
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.
Schaffer Collection, Russian Imperial Art Treasures, Rockefeller Center
Digitization of the Lillian Thomas Pratt Archives has been made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository
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