The Return of Orthodoxy by Stanislav Semenovich Molodykh



(RUSSIAN, 1942-2003)

The Return of Orthodoxy (1992)

While the background of the painting depicts funeral rites, symbolically showing the passing of the Communist era, the foreground shows the baptism of a young, healthy boy, symbolically referring to the return to Orthodoxy in Russia.

Oil on Canvas

45 1/2 x 40 1/2 in