1132FEINE IKONE MIT DEM CHRISTUS VON SMOLENSK Auction: 93-II
FEINE IKONE MIT DEM CHRISTUS VON SMOLENSK
Holztafel mit zwei Stirnseiten-Sponki. Eitempera auf Kreidegrund, Goldgrund
A FINE ICON OF CHRIST OF SMOLENSK THE SAVIOUR Russian,18th century Tempera on wood panel. Christ is depicted full-length standing on red cushions delivering a blessing with his right hand and with his left hand holding the Gospels open. A pair of angels hover near him. Their cloth-covered hands hold the implements of the passion: cross, spear, sponge on reed. The robes highlighted in gilt. Two monastic saints kneeling in front of him, Sts. Sergey of Radonezh and Varlaam. Minimally restored. 32.9 x 27.3 cm.