At the lower part of the icon a non believer called Jephonias tries to touch the sacred bier. The Archangel Michael cut of his hands. When Jephonias converted to Christianity his hands were restored. In Russia, the Dormition of the Mother of God became an important feast. Painted with vibrant, complimentary colours, accentuated with chrysography. The detailed composition executed delicately.Condition: authentic icon in original condition. Provenance: private collection Germany. Every icon is sold with extensive written expertise.
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