Virgin of Kazan
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Virgin of Kazan (In 1579 the Virgin appeared to a girl from Kazan and told her where to find the icon. In 1612, the icon saved Moscow from the Polish Siege. In 1710 Peter the Great brought the icon to St. Petersburg where it remained and was eventually brought to Kazan Cathedral in 1811) with the Guardian Angel and Saints Samon and Gregorii in the left border and Staviv and the martyr Akilina.Russian icon, Circa 1800, (xcm).