331 AFEINE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER BOGOLUBSKAJA Auction: 89-II
FEINE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER BOGOLUBSKAJA
Einzeltafel mit zwei Rückseiten-Sponki (erg.). Kowtscheg, Eitempera auf Kreidegrund über Leinwand, partielle Versilberung
A FINE ICON SHOWING THE MOTHER OF GOD BOGOLUBSKAYA Russian, 17th century Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. On the icon, the Theotokos is depicted in full stature, holding a scroll in her right hand. Her left hand is turned in prayer to Jesus Christ, who is depicted in the upper-right hand corner. To the right saints are added kneeling before the Mother of God. The Bogolubskaya Icon of the Theotokos is a Wonderworking Icon of the Theotokos. The icon was painted in the 1157 at the request of Grand Prince Andrew Bogolubsky, in commemoration of an appearance to him by the Mother of God. The icon came to be named after Prince Andrew Bogoliubsky (''Lover of God'') and was placed in the monastery he built. The border stripped to gesso. 29.8 x 24.8 cm.