Icon on canvas: "St. Xenia of St. Petersburg, Yurodivaya"

Yurodivaya is the Russian word used to describe saints of the category of 'fool-for-Christ', which is to say holy fools. This icon is based on a story where st. Xenia carried stones to the rafters of a church which was under construction, for the workers to lay the next day.

Mind you, when she did this, she was in her fifties.

Dimensions: 9X12

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