Legions of saints appear in Jasper52 Russian icon auction Dec. 13

Religious icons, artful images arising from all reaches of the European Orthodox world, carry rich histories and intricate symbolism. More than 100 of these Old World antiques that depict Gospel scenes and the lives of the saints, the Virgin Mary and Christ will be offered at a Jasper52 online auction Wednesday, Dec. 13.

Large triptych with Deësis, circa 1700, North Russia, gesso, gold, tempera, size 58 x 42 cm. Estimate: $2,400-$2,700. Jasper52 image

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