964SELTENE UND GROSSFORMATIGE IKONE MIT DEM JÜNGSTEN GERICHT Auction: 97-III
SELTENE UND GROSSFORMATIGE IKONE MIT DEM JÜNGSTEN GERICHT
Verbund zweier Bretter mit zwei Rückseiten-Sponki. Eitempera auf Kreidegrund, Goldgrund
A LARGE AND RARE ICON ILLUSTRATING THE LAST JUDGEMENT Russian, 19th century Tempera on wood panel. Finely executed on a golden background. The complex iconographic composition based on the Old and New Testament, in the centre Jesus Christ depicted as the Judge of mankind, flanked by the Mother of God and St John the Baptist, below two angels preparing the Throne for the Second Coming, in the upper section the New Testament Trinity surrounded by angels. In the lower section a snake, at the bottom right the blazing inferno of hell. To the left and to the right saints standing in rows. Minimally restored. 54 x 44.5 cm.