295MONUMENTALE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER FEODOROWSKAJA MIT SILBER- Auction: 84-II
MONUMENTALE IKONE MIT DER GOTTESMUTTER FEODOROWSKAJA MIT SILBER-
Aus mehreren Laubholz-Brettern zusammengefügtes Bildfeld mit zwei gegenständigen Rückseiten-Sponki (verloren). Tempera auf Kreid
A MONUMENTAL ICON SHOWING THE FEODOROVSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD WITH A SILVER-GILT BASMA Russian, 18th century Tempera on wood panel. The Mother of God holding the Christ Child on her right arm who looks up at his mother and lovingly stetches his arm around her neck. Christ's orange chiton decorated with intense chrysography. Minimally restored. The inscription at the bottom of the icon relates the story of the original apparition of the Feodorovskaya Mother of God. It explains that this is a copy of that original, which appeared on the 16th August 1239, an event that is celebrated on the 14th March and that it appeared to Grand Prince Vasilii Georgievich Kvashnya of Kostroma and Galich. The silver-gilt basma embossed with scrolling foliage. The metal-gilt background riza later. 71.5 x 56.5 cm.