212FEINE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER 'LAMBOWITISSA' UND ZWEI HEILIGE Auction: 62-I
FEINE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER 'LAMBOWITISSA' UND ZWEI HEILIGE
Laubholz-Einzeltafel. Eitempera auf Kreidegrund, Goldgrund
A FINELY PAINTED ICON SHOWING THE MOTHER OF GOD 'LAMBOVITISSA' WITH SAINTS Greek, 18th century Tempera on wood panel on a gold ground. The upper part of the margin showing the Mother of God in half-figure appearing admist clouds. She is holding a red cushion with the Christ Child. The lower part of the image representating Sts. Eleutherios and Alexander of Alexandria enthroned, blessing and bearing the Gospels. This type of the Mother of God is a copy after the Theotokos Lamboviti, painted by Emmanuel Tzanes and dated to 1684 in Corfu. The gilding worn, the lower border restored. 34.8 x 27 cm.