226GROSSE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER GLYKOPHILOUSA Auction: 62-I
Griechenland, Mitte 19. Jh.
GROSSE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER GLYKOPHILOUSA
Holztafel mit zwei aufgenagelten Rückseiten-Sponki (verloren). Ölmalerei, partielle Vergoldung
A LARGE ICON SHOWING THE GLYKOPHILIÒUSA MOTHER OF GOD Greek, mid 19th century Oil on wood panel. Portrayed half-length, in three-quarter view, the Mother of God facing the onlooker, with her hands supporting the Child, embracing and bringing him closer to her, leaning forward to touch his face. Him in response stretching his neck in order to reach his Mother's cheek. The lower part showing St. John the Forerunner. God Father appearing on the upper border. Executed in bright colours. Restored. 49.5 x 36.4 cm.