1346MONUMENTALE PATRONATSIKONE AUS EINER KIRCHEN-IKONOSTASE Auction: 97-III
MONUMENTALE PATRONATSIKONE AUS EINER KIRCHEN-IKONOSTASE
Verbund aus zwei massiven Brettern mit zwei Rückseiten-Sponki. Kowtscheg, Lewkas, Eitempera
A MONUMENTAL ICON SHOWING A SELECTION OF FAVOURITE SAINTS FROM A CHURCH ICONOSTASIS North Russian, 17th century Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. The Archangel Michael in a cuirass and red cape, standing on a red cushion and raising his sword. The saints Blaise, Theodore standing to the left, to the other side saints Dimitri and Modest dressed in equally sumptuous full Episcopal attire, displaying the closed Gospel book. The upper part showing the Mandylion flanked by Sts. Florus and Laurus. The details on the garments standing out against the red and green colours of the rest of the composition. Minimally restored, crack restored. 90 x 62 cm.