Late 19th Century Eastern Orthodox Icon of Christ the Teacher
We are offering a late 19th century Eastern Orthodox icon depicting “Christ the Teacher”. The scene shows Christ with upraised right hand bearing the sign of benediction and open book to left. The icon is constructed of varnish and paint on wood panel, with brass oklad cover. The back is covered There is a newspaper article attached to the back with an article describing ways to authenticate a Russian icon. Someone has hand written on the article that they purchased the icon on the Trans Siberian Railroad from a young man who said it was his grandmother’s art work.