Lot 1063: GROSSFORMATIGE ERWEITERTE FESTTAGSIKONE MIT DER PASSION CHRISTI
November 5, 2016
Düsseldorf, GermanyLive Auction
Description: A LARGE ICON WITH THE MAIN LITURGICAL FEASTS AND THE PASSION OF CHRIST Russian, 19th century Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. In the core of this panel, Christ's Descent into Hell and his Resurrection from the Tomb. Surrounded by twelve scenes showing the Passion of Christ. The scenes of the peripheral compartments showing sixteen important liturgical feasts, including the Decollation of John the Baptist and the Ascent of Prophet Elijah to Heaven in addition to the usual ones. The icon executed in detail with vivid colours against a dazzlingly gold background. Minimally restored. 53.4 x 44.4 cm. GROSSFORMATIGE ERWEITERTE FESTTAGSIKONE MIT DER PASSION CHRISTI Russland, 19. Jh. Verbund dreier Bretter mit zwei Rückseiten-Sponki. Kowtscheg, Eitempera auf Kreidegrund, Hintergrund vergoldet. 53,4 x 44,4 cm. Min. rest.