The Resurrection – The Harrowing of Hades, with the Yearly Menaion

Palekh icon of The Resurrection – The Harrowing of Hades, with the Yearly Menaion (1870s-1880s). This beautiful antique icon features a complex iconographic composition that includes the scenes of the Rising from the Tomb and the Harrowing of Hades in the center, surrounded by the Menaion that is represented by the compilations of saints and feasts for every month, depicted in several rows according to their celebration day.


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