Nine Martyrs of Kyzikos
|Dimensions||13.5 × 16 cm|
The Nine Martyrs of Kyzikos and Saint Paraskevе
Tempera on wood panel. The image centred with the Nine Martyrs in front of an architectural view. Each holding his own attribute. Christ is in the clouds above, bestowing the nine crowns of martyrdom. The image executed with variety of reds and greens, the domes and parts of the saints’ garments rendered in gold. Four family saints on the border. The Nine Martyrs of Kyzikos are commemorated on April 29th. Russian, circa 1800.