433KLEINE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER Auction: 71-II
Bulgarien, 2. Viertel 19. Jh.
KLEINE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER
Hartholz-Einzeltafel, Eitempera auf Kreidegrund, partielle Vergoldung
A SMALL ICON SHOWING THE MOTHER OF GOD Bulgarian, 2nd quarter 19th century Tempera on wood panel. Executed in vivid colours on gold ground. The crowned Mother of God, wearing a sheer veil beneath her maphorion, the latter fastened with a brooch, supporting Christ with her left arm. Christ is blessing and bearing the Globe. Two angels appearing in the upper corners. Later inscription by the restorator named Vangel Tan (?), dated 1889. Overall restorations. 23.9 x 18.4 cm.