Lot 860. A MONUMENTAL ICON OF THE DORMITION AND THE ASSUMPTION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD

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Auction date: 10.11.2018   13:00 UTC +01:00
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Lot 860 | A MONUMENTAL ICON OF THE DORMITION AND THE ASSUMPTION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD
Russia, around 1800
Wood panel with two back and two front sides-Sponki. Kowtscheg, egg tempera on chalk, partial gold plating. 67,7 x 47,8 cm. Axially Symmetric Composition. In the lower area of the composition on a bed outstretched the mother of God. Behind her is Christ standing in front of a radiation mandorla. To flank both sides, the angels and the apostles. In the upper half of the image, perched by the archangels and surrounded the mother of God. To float the two sides of an angel accompanied the apostles on clouds. In the Background detail and a wealth of architecture, led backdrop. Upper corners erg., min. rest.
Literature: A very similar icon is shown in: 1000 years of Russian art, Hamburg 1988, cat 203.

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