Antique 19th Century Russian Orthodox Icon of "The All Seeing Eye of God"This icon has Christ at the center of the "sun" with one eye to each side. Surrounding the sun is a ring of seraphim and the Four Evangelists. Finally, God the Father as an old man sits directly above Christ. "The Icon signifies not only the incarnation of Christ, but also the perpetual watchfulness and mind of God, which like the sun, illumines all the land." (The Icon Handbook, pg. 20).Origin: Moscow, RussiaMaterials: Egg tempera and gold leaf on gessoed woodDate: Late 19th century (Ca. 1890)Dimensions: 11 inches x 8.3 inches / 28 centimeters x 21 centimeters
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