Russian painter, 19th century
Russian icon depicting St. Alexander Nevski, in memory of the rescue of Tsar Alexander II of Russia at the assassination on April 4 1866. With Russian text: “In memory of the rescue of the precious life of his Majesty Alexander Nikolaevich from the hand of a criminal, who dared to shoot at him on the 4 of April 1866”. Unsigned. Oil on canvas. 70×100 cm.