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Russian Resurrection icon, celebrating & commemorating the Great Pascha (Easter) (16th cent.)

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Description: Jesus Christ stands in the midst, stambling the Death and the Gate of Hell under his foot and bringing Adam left) with a hand. Eve (right) marveles and rejoices this scene of salvation, standing in the left side of Christ. Behind this group of three, the saints in the OT period - prophets and ancestors of Christ - amaze their salvation with a great joy and worship their Savoir. Though this scene occured on the Holy Great Saturday, the day before of the Resurrection according to the tradition, this icon is used to commemorate the Easter and Resurrection.



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