Lot 1076. RARE AND LARGE-FORMAT ICON WITH THE MOTHER OF GOD OF AUGUSTOWO (AUGUSTOWSKAJA)

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Auction date: 13.04.2019   14:00 UTC +01:00
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Lot 1076 | RARE AND LARGE-FORMAT ICON WITH THE MOTHER OF GOD OF AUGUSTOWO (AUGUSTOWSKAJA)
Russia, and after 1914
Composite of two boards with two back-Sponki. Oil painting on gesso. 69.2 x 44,7 cm. The icon of the mother of God of Augustow was painted to commemorate the Marian apparition in 1914 before the Russian soldiers before the battle of Augustow. The soldiers told me that
in the night of may 7. on the 8. September, in the sky, the mother of God with Christ child saw. After a bloody battle, which ended with the victory of the Russian army began. According to the legend, no one from the witnesses to the Marian apparition in this battle for life. The notice was published in Church and secular Newspapers and inspired the soldiers. As early as 1915, the first icons, which depict this event. One of these icons is for Miracles to be known and is currently in the ascension monastery of Kremenskoje in the Volgograd region of Russia. Partially restored

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