815SELTENE UND FEINE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER 'FREUDE ALLER LEIDE Auction: 75-III
Russland, Ende 18. Jh. (Ikone), Russland, Moskau, 1807 (Silbermontierung)
SELTENE UND FEINE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER 'FREUDE ALLER LEIDE
Eitempera auf Kreidegrund auf Holz, verso Silberabdeckung
A RARE AND FINE ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD 'JOY TO ALL WHO GRIEVE' Russian, late 18th century (icon), Russian, Moscow, 1807 (silver mount) Tempera on wood panel. Here the Mother of God stands at center holding the Christ child in her left arm. Suffering humans are gathered on both sides with angels among them. They hold scrolls with petitions. The soft modelling of the flesh complimented by delicately rendered features. The reverse overlaid with a silver mount. Marked with city hallmark, assayer's mark, 84 standard, alderman's mark and master's mark 'LN' in Cyrillic. Minimal losses. In a fitted wood case. 13.2 x 12.1 cm.