635IKONE MIT DER ALTTESTAMENTLICHEN DREIFALTIGKEIT Auction: 66
Russland, Moskau, Anfang 17. Jh. (Vrezka)
IKONE MIT DER ALTTESTAMENTLICHEN DREIFALTIGKEIT
Eitempera auf Kreidegrund auf Holztafel mit doppeltem Kowtscheg, partielle Vergoldung
AN ICON SHOWING THE OLD TESTAMENT TRINITY Russian, Moscow, early 17th century (vrezka) Tempera on wood panel with double kovcheg. Painted in three registers. In the lower section the three angels that appeared to Abraham at the Oak of Mamre as recorded in the book of Genesis chapter 18. The core of the panel showing the three angels are seated at a table, the Patriarch Abraham is depicted to the left and his wife Sara is shown to the right, both serving the visitors. In the upper register various scenes in front of an architectural background are shown: Abraham in front of the three angels. In the background are highly stylized buildings, a tree (the Oak of Mamre) and hills. Set into a later panel. 35.5 x 31 cm.