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Icon: St Luke the Evangelist | F-20
 
 
Origin Northern Russia
Period : 17th century
Size
: 53 x 35 cm
 
Provenance
 
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Private Collection, Belgium
 
The Evangelist Luke is writing his gospels against an architectural background. In the upper part a calf, symbol for St Luke, is holding the Book of Golspels. An interesting iconographic detail on this icon is Luke’s tonsure, the mark of a monk. The icon originally was part of a Royal Door.