“The Resurrection – The Harrowing of Hades” Icon

The Resurrection – The Harrowing of Hades” icon, with the Passions of Christ, the Four Evangelists, and Church Feasts in 28 border scenes. It was created at the end of the 19th century in one of the icon-painting villages of the Vladimir region, possibly in Kholuy or Mstyora. The centerpiece of the icon bears the vision of “The Resurrection – The Harrowing of Hades,” which is surrounded by the Passions of Christ and 16 Church Feasts. The depictions of the four Evangelists are placed in corner compositions.


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