St. Panteleimon (Primary Title)

A. I. Kuzmichev, Russian (Workmaster)

Archives
1899-1908
Russian
oil on wood, silver-gilt, enamel, velvet
Moscow, Russia
Overall: 12 1/2 × 10 1/2 × 1 3/4 in. (31.8 × 26.7 × 4.4 cm)
47.20.14
A translation of the inscription reads: “With the Blessing of the Russian Monastery of the Great Martyr and Healer Saint Panteleimon on Holy Mount Athos to His Imperial Highness, Heir and Grand Duke Alexei.” This icon once hung in Alexei’s bedroom at the Alexander Palace.
Marks of A.I. Kuzmichev, assay mark of Moscow 1899-1908
The back of this icon is inscribed in Russian “With the Blessing of the Russian Monastery of the Great Martyr and Healer Saint Panteleimon on Holy Mount Athos to His Imperial Highness, Heir and Grand Duke Alexei Nikolaevich for grace-filled help, protection, and intercession.”
Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt
Fabergé Revealed, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, June 22 - September 29, 2013

Fabergé: The Rise and Fall, Detroit Institute of Art, October 14, 2012 - January 21, 2013
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