961IKONE 'ALLERHEILIGEN' Auction: 97-III
Einzeltafel mit zwei Rückseiten-Sponki. Kowtscheg, Lewkas, Eitempera, partielle Vergoldung
AN ICON OF 'ALL SAINTS' Russian, circa 1900 Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. The lower part of the composition depicting Old and New Testament holy figures with hands extended in prayer. The top register focusing on the image of Christ, wearing luminous vestments, displaying the Gospels, in a circular, starry and rayed Glory, the Mother of God and John the Baptist flanking the Pantokrator, thus forming a Deisis, surrounded by a large crowd of angles. 31 x 26.8 cm.