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Transcription: [double-headed eagle] #86 Unusually fine icon portraying “St. Panteleimon” in a very fine gold and siver 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. $1,000.00
- Creation: undated
- Schaffer Collection (Organization)
Language of Materials
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Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.
Schaffer Collection, Russian Imperial Art Treasures, Rockefeller Center
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Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository
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