484MONUMENTALE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER SCHUTZ UND FÜRBITTE (POKR Auction: 71-II
MONUMENTALE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER SCHUTZ UND FÜRBITTE (POKR
Verbund aus drei massiven Laubholz-Brettern mit zwei profilierten Rückseiten-Sponki. Eitempera auf Kreidegrund, Hintergrund und
A MONUMENTAL ICON OF THE PROTECTING VEIL OF THE MOTHER OF GOD (POKROV) WITH OKLAD Russian, late 18th century Tempera on wood panel. The icon combines two subjects: the vision of the Holy Foul, who saw the Mother of God in the air within the church of Blachernae at Constantinople and Romanos the Melodist who could not sing until the Mother of God came to him in a dream and gave him a scroll to eat. The Mother of God is depicted on a cloud within the church holding in her autstretched arms her protective mantle. She is encircled by St. John and various saints, Christ in blessing above. Finely executed in great detail on a gold ground. Overlaid with a brass oklad embossed with scrolling foliage. Minimally restored. 123 x 85 cm. ein kräftig getriebenes Oklad. Punktuelle Retuschen. Provenance: A German Private Collection, E. Haustein-Bartsch: Pforte des Himmels, Bielefeld 2008, Kat. 79.