1017IKONE MIT JOHANNES DEM VORLÄUFER, ENGEL DER WÜSTE UND SEINER VIT Auction: 97-III
IKONE MIT JOHANNES DEM VORLÄUFER, ENGEL DER WÜSTE UND SEINER VIT
Verbund zweier Laubholz-Bretter mit zwei profilierten Rückseiten-Sponki. Eitempera auf Kreidegrund, versilberte Nimben goldfarbe
AN ICON OF ST. JOHN THE FORERUNNER ANGEL OF THE DESERT WITH LIFE SCENES Russian, early 19th century Tempera on wood panel. At center, a large full standing figure of St. John rendered with wings holding a diskos containing his head, and also holding a scroll. The margins with various scenes from his life, including his birth, being led into the wilderness, his beheading and the discovery of his head. At top center, God the Father atop delivers a blessing. Minimally restored. 31 x 26.8 cm.