1417SEHR FEINE WOCHEN-IKONE (SESTODNEV) Auction: 97-III
SEHR FEINE WOCHEN-IKONE (SESTODNEV)
Einzeltafel mit zwei Rückseiten-Sponki. Kowtscheg, Eitempera auf Kreidegrund, Goldgrund
A VERY FINE SHESTODNEV ICON WITH DAYS OF THE WEEK Russian, circa 1600 Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. The haloes and the background gilded. The panel depicting the first six days of the liturgical week, including images of the Resurrection, Assembly of the Angels, the Beheading of John the Baptist, the Annunciation, the Washing of Christ`s Feet, and the Crucifixion surrounding a central image of Christ enthroned flanked by the Mother of God, St. John the Forerunner and angels. The lower register features a group of worshipping saints and martyrs raising their hands in prayer. Areas of restoration. 32.5 x 28 cm.