672IKONE MIT DEM TEMPELGANG MARIAE Auction: 89-III
IKONE MIT DEM TEMPELGANG MARIAE
Einzeltafel mit zwei Rückseiten-Sponki. Kowtscheg, Eitempera auf Kreidegrund, partielle Vergoldung
AN ICON SHOWING THE ENTRY INTO THE TEMPLE OF THE MOTHER OF GOD Russian, 17th century Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. Predominantly executed in reds and greens with gold highlights. The panel narrating the Presentation and the Boarding of the Mother of God in the Temple. In the foreground her parents, Sts. Joachim and Anna, flanked by a group of maidens. Maria is ascending the staircase, meeting the High Priest, bending to bless her. At the top of the building the Mother of God enthroned, conversing with an angel. The background and border stripped to gesso, restored. 30.9 x 27 cm.