758GROSSFORMATIGE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER GLYKOPHILOUSA Auction: 75-III
GROSSFORMATIGE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER GLYKOPHILOUSA
Eitempera auf Kreidegrund auf Holz, Goldgrund
44,5 x 34 cm (ohne Rahmen)
A LARGE ICON OF THE GLYKOPHILOUSA MOTHER OF GOD Veneto-Cretan, circa 1600 Tempera on wood panel. Portrayed half-length, in three-quarter view, the Mother of God with her left hand 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 flesh modeled in light tan colour, brightened by natural tones, the features accentuated through delicate white brushstrokes. Set in a carved wooden and gilded frame. Restored. 44.5 x 34 cm (without frame).