1416SELTENE UND GROSSFORMATIGE WOCHEN-IKONE Auction: 97-III
Russland, Vetka, Ende 18. Jh.
SELTENE UND GROSSFORMATIGE WOCHEN-IKONE
Aus drei Brettern zusammengefügtes Bildfeld mit zwei Stirnseiten-Sponki. Eitempera auf Kreidegrund, Goldgrund
A RARE AND LARGE ICON FOR THE LITURGICAL WEEK Russian, Vetka, late 18th century Tempera on wood panel. Executed on a gold ground. The composition divided into eight compartments, the first showing the Anastasis, the Synaxis of the Archangels, the Decollation of John the Baptist and the Annunciation and below, the Washing of the Feet together with the Last Supper and the Crucifixion. In the centre Christ in Majesty. The lower compartment showing Righteous people, portraying a group of Russian Bishops and Metropolitans above and monastic saints. Painted in great detail, according to the traditional manner. Minimally worn. 44.6 x 37.4 cm.