650IKONE MIT DER GEBURT DER GOTTESMUTTER Auction: 89-III
IKONE MIT DER GEBURT DER GOTTESMUTTER
Einzeltafel mit einer Rückseiten-Querleiste. Kowtscheg, Eitempera auf Kreidegrund
AN ICON SHOWING THE NATIVITY OF THE MOTHER OF GOD Russian, circa 1600 Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. The image executed in the traditional style. St. Anna resting on a couch, assisted by two maids. Two maids in the foreground giving the first bath to the Mother of God. To the right St. Joachim and Anna holding the Mother of God between them. The scene executed against constructions in the background. The background and border stripped to gesso, minimally restored. 31.2 x 26.5 cm.