Mandylion Jesu

Sold:€ 4 100
Auction date:01.04.2017   14:00
Lot 51Mandylion Jesu
051 *Mandylion Of Jesus
Russian icon from the workshop Malyshev of the Trinity monastery in Sergiev Posad, 1873
22.3 x 17.5 cm (frame: 31.5 x 27 cm)
1400 – 1600,- EUR

The icon comes from the workshop of Ivan M. Malychev. He was born in 1802 in the village of Palekh, and died at 30. April 1880. He probably belonged to the serfs of the monastery. Since the mid-19th century. Century. he painted icons and was head of the workshop, which painted for the Czar's house, for the Church and the wealthy upper class. 1877 Malychev moved the workshop in the village of Sergiev Posad. After his death it was continued by his sons.

The inscription at the bottom reads: "Painted this icon in the icon-painting workshop of St Sergius Lavra under the direction of the artist Ivan Malyshev in 1873" to the rear of The stamp, the artist says: "I. M. Malyshev Trinity Sergius Lavra". (We would like to thank Mr Kurt Eberhard for the Translation.)

Provenance: British Private Collection
Galerie Moenius AG
Address of auction
Galerie Moenius AG
Dunantstr. 84
3074 Muri
Preview30.03.2017 - 01.04.2017
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