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|Painting, Tempera and gilding on panel, 154.5x78.5 cm|
|Origin: Russia, First half of the 16th century|
|Source of entry: State Hermitage Expedition, Arkhangelsk Region, 1957|
|School: North Russian Schools|
|Theme: The Bible and Christianity|
|Exibition: Russian Culture: 10th - 15th centuries|
The Royal Door represents the entrance to the Holy of Holies of Jewish ... are depicted on it: the four Evangelists and the icon of the Annunciation. ...
-- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
The iconostasis is pierced by a large, or royal, door and curtain in the centre ... Icons of the four Evangelists, the Annunciation, and the Last Supper are ...
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Also, the “King of Glory" brings the Holy Eucharist through priest to feed his ... The Four Evangelists are. placed on the Royal Doors because through these ...
The Holy Doors (or the Royal Doors). These usually are a diptych of the Annunciation. Sometimes they may also have the icons of the four ...
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