Feast days icon

Region: Russia (Vyg)
Period: Late 18th century
Size: 45,5 x 39 cm


House icon depicting the main holidays of the Russian Orthodox Church. Christ’s resurrection and victory over the realm of death (Anastasis) is depicted centrally. Events from the Easter story can be seen in the corners of the central image. The outer rim consists of twelve small images of major feasts, such as the Nativity, the Hospitality of Abraham and the Exaltation of the Cross.