Lot 1003. SELTENE UND MONUMENTAL VITA-THE ICON IS DER HEILIGEN FLORUS UND LAURUS

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Auction date: 10.11.2018   13:00 UTC +01:00
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Lot 1003 | SELTENE UND MONUMENTAL VITA-THE ICON IS DER HEILIGEN FLORUS UND LAURUS
Russia, 17. Century
Composite of two boards with two high-profile back-Sponki. Kowtscheg, egg tempera, gesso, partial gold plating. 70.5 x 57 cm. To pass in the center of the composition of the image field with the full-figure representation of the Archangel Michael, who keeps horses on the Lunge, to the two saints in front of a stylised architectural landscape. To both sides under him, the bearded Florus on the left and the youth Laurus the right. In the lower area in felisger landscape with scanty vegetation representation of the three riders, from the horses to the water. Fine modeling of the facial features. Along the edge of the twelve fields, the lives of the saints address. The Holy twin brothers Florus and Laurus lived in the beginning of the 2. Century, in Illyria, and suffered under the Emperor Hadrian, their martyrdom. By profession a stonemason, learned you in a miraculous way, the riding of the angel of the Lord. The cult of the saints is for the 12. Century in Russia. As animal cartridge you were called primarily to diseases at the animal. In particular, they are considered to be the protector of the horses. In the iconography of this icon theme is the miracle of Florus was
and Laurus with the Vita of the Holy triplet brothers Eleusippus, Speusippus and Meleusippus. They lived in 3. Century in Cappadocia las horse shepherds and suffered under Aurelius, of the sacrifice. Min. Color chips, min. Attunements.

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