1329SEHR FEINES KREUZ MIT DER KREUZIGUNG CHRISTI Auction: 93-II
Russland, Stroganow-Schule, 17. Jh.
SEHR FEINES KREUZ MIT DER KREUZIGUNG CHRISTI
Holztafel, Kowtscheg, Eitempera auf Kreidegrund, partielle Vergoldung
A FINELY PAINTED CRUCIFIX Russian, Stroganov-School, 17th century Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. Finely executed in great detail with gold highlights. The image of the Crucifixion with the sloping body of Christ on the large cross, flanked by the two thieves, his Mother, John, Magdalene and the other mourning figures is flanked by the Annunciation, the Beheading of St. John the Forerunner and the Descent into Hell. The entire composition rendered in great detail on ochre ground. The edges minimally chipped, minimally restored. 23.5 x 14.2 cm.