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Introducing a Unique Collaborative Project Dedicated to Antique Russian Icons

Introducing a Unique Collaborative Project Dedicated to Antique Russian Icons

Russian icons have always been venerated by Orthodox Christian believers throughout the globe. However, in recent years, they have also become an important investment asset in the fascinating world of fine art and antiques. More and more collectors pay their ...

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Tips for Buying Antiques for Your Home

Tips for Buying Antiques for Your Home

Let’s face it, antiques are officially back in vogue. It is no wonder that there is high demand for these valuable commodities, many of which are now sold for thousands and even millions of dollars in auctions around the world. ...

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What Are the Most Famous Religious Paintings?

What Are the Most Famous Religious Paintings?

Religious or sacred art is artistic imagery inspired by religious motifs, characters, stories, and beliefs, which is usually intended to uplift the mind to the spiritual. Religious art is diverse and can take many forms, from hand-painted icons and paintings to ...

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What Are the Most Expensive Religious Artifacts in the World?

What Are the Most Expensive Religious Artifacts in the World?

Just like most historical objects, religious artifacts are both tangible and symbolic. Moreover, they hold important meaning to the world, helping us understand people and cultures of the past. It is no wonder that most religious artifacts are considered priceless ...

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Best Religious Paintings and Their Hidden Meaning

Best Religious Paintings and Their Hidden Meaning

It is not a secret that religious icons, especially antique Russian icons, are full of symbolism. From texts and hand gestures to garments worn by saints, everything depicted in them has a deeper hidden meaning. The same applies to the ...

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Incredible Results for Books of Hours at Sotheby’s London

Incredible Results for Books of Hours at Sotheby’s London

A book of hours is a somewhat religious book that represents an illuminated manuscript popular in the Middle Ages. Each book of hours is unique; however, they all have a similar collection of psalms, prayers, and texts used for daily devotion. ...

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Latest Results of the Sotheby’s Russian Works of Art, Faberge & Icons Sale

Latest Results of the Sotheby’s Russian Works of Art, Faberge & Icons Sale

Russian art is gaining popularity with each passing year. The world’s best auction houses dedicate whole departments to Russian fine, decorative, and religious art, with sales results exceeding the most optimistic expectations. Let’s just remember antique Russian icons sold at the ...

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Amazing News for All Connoisseurs of Religious Icon Art

Amazing News for All Connoisseurs of Religious Icon Art

Icon painting has always been the most distinctive form of art in Russia, and antique Russian icons are deservedly considered the most beautiful of all. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, these stunning visual representations of the Holy Family, saints, angels, and ...

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How Much Would You Pay for a Piece of History?

How Much Would You Pay for a Piece of History?

If you have ever been to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Louvre, Hermitage, or any other museum, you have certainly seen all those antiques that can be easily called priceless. However, since there are always people who want to own a ...

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Antique Russian Icons as Masterpieces of Religious Art

Antique Russian Icons as Masterpieces of Religious Art

It is not a secret that antique Russian icons are renowned throughout the world for their spiritual power for believers. However, these beautiful hand-painted images also have a very high artistic value. Distinguished by the variety of colors, harmonious forms, and ...

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