805MONUMENTALE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER POKROW (SCHLEIERWUNDER) Auction: 75-III
MONUMENTALE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER POKROW (SCHLEIERWUNDER)
Verbund aus zwei massiven Brettern mit zwei Rückseiten-Sponki. Kowtscheg, Lewkas, Eitempera, partielle Versilberung
A MONUMENTAL ICON SHOWING THE PROTECTING VEIL OF THE MOTHER OF GOD (THE POKROV) Russian, 17th century Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. The icon showing the interior of a church. The upper part of the icon showing the open heavens, the Mother of God appearing on clouds flanked by saints, Apostles and Evangelists, extending her veil to the congregation below. The lower section showing St. Romanos the Melodist chanting his Kontakia to the Mother of God, opposite St. Andrew the Fool for Christ, turning to his disciple, Epiphanios, and pointing up at the vision, to the left the Imperial couple. Minimally restored. 88.5 x 70 cm.