703GROSSFORMATIGE IKONE MIT DER GEBURT CHRISTI Auction: 89-III
Nordrussland, Region Vologda, um 1600
GROSSFORMATIGE IKONE MIT DER GEBURT CHRISTI
Verbund zweier Bretter mit zwei Rückseiten-Sponki. Kowtscheg, Eitempera auf Kreidegrund über Leinwand
A LARGE ICON SHOWING THE NATIVITY OF CHRIST North Russian, Vologda, circa 1600 Tempera on wood panel. The Virgin Mary is depicted in the center of the icon, lying next to the Divine Child, on her right side the Magi are shown with their gifts, a shepherd attending the Mother of God is shown on the left. The angels are depicted above them. In the lower left part of the composition situated the scene with Saint Joseph and the Old Man dressed in furs standing before him. The lower right part depicts the scene of the Dripping of Water on the Divine Child. The background and border stripped to gesso, lower border added later, vertical crack restored, minimal areas of retouching. 49.8 x 37.2 cm.