The Russian Icon. Solovyova, Rodnikova, Laurina, et. al. Hardcover, illustrated in color. An overview of the history of the Russian icon and its role in Russian life. Chapters, which were written by noted Russian icon scholars, include the following topics: Novgorod Icons of the 12th-17th Centuries; Pskov Icons of the 13th-16th Centuries; Moscow Icons of the 14th-17th Centuries; Tver Icons of the 13th-17th Centuries. Also, a chapter on Wonder-Working Icons, short biographies of celebrated icon painters of Early Russia and a list of border scenes and hagiographical and feast icons.
Printed and bound in Russia. English language edition. 7½"x10¼". 127 pages.