Sunday, November 22, 2015

75 Icons, RELIGIOUS ART - Icons from the Bible, Christ & John the Baptist, with footnotes - 1

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Festive icon Russia, around 1900 composite of four wooden panels with two top-side Sponki. Tempera on chalk ground, background glazed golden. The central image field shows the journey to Hades and resurrection of Christ surrounded by twelve frames of high-strength of the Orthodox Church year. The edge is designed in the manner of cloisonné enamels. 36 x 31 cm An icon showing the Anastasis, Christ Descent Into Hell and the festival cycle. Russia, about 1900. Tempera on gesso on wood panel, golden background. The central field is surrounded by twelve fields with saints and feasts of the ecclesiastical year. Border emulates contemporary enamel works. 36 x 31 cm.

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Rare Icon '' baptism of the many '' (meeting in honor of John) Russia, circa 1700 wooden single board with two back side Sponki. Flat Kowtscheg. Tempera on gesso. Background exposed. In the left part of the image field view of the oversized John the Baptist on the banks of the river Jordan. He baptizes a crowd, standing in the river. On both sides observe other citizens what is happening. God the Father appears on a cloud bank at the top of the screen. Church Slavonic lettering. The feast day is on 7th January. Min. Rest. 54 x 44.5 cm Important icon showing St. John baptizes the multiudes who flock to him. Russia, circa 1700. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with flat Kovcheg. Background stripped to gesso. The oversized St. John stands at the bank of the river Jordan. Godfather Appears above. Slightly restored. 54 x 44.5 cm.

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Baptism of Christ in Russia, in 1800 Hardwood board with two back side Sponki. Kowtscheg. Tempera exposed on chalk ground on canvas, background. Links in the image field is the stooping John, who is captured at the moment of baptism. Christ is in Jordan, rolls up its water to the touch. Right there are three angels as meaning signs for Trinity to take the body of Christ with your hands covered in reception. Before a stylized rock backdrop. God the Father appears at the top of the screen. Orig. mounted Oklad missing. Horizontal cracking. 29 x 25.5 cm The Baptism of Christ. Russia, circa 1800. Tempera on gesso on canvas on wood with Kovcheg. Background stripped to gesso. John the Baptist on the left. Christ standing in the waters of the river Jordan. On the right, three angles with veiled hands to the right. Small horizontal cracks. Original oklad lost. 29.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Baptism of Christ Russia, around 1880 composite of two wooden boards with two back side Sponki. Tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. On the right field stands the stooping John, who is captured at the moment of baptism. Christ is in Jordan, rolls up its water to the touch. Links are two angels as meaning signs for Trinity to take the body of Christ with your hands covered in reception. Background and border ornamental punched. Color losses. 59 x 57 cm A large icon with the Baptism of Christ. Russia, circa 1880. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. Christ standing in the waters of the river Jordan. John the Baptist on the right. On the left, two angles with veiled hands. The background and border ornamentally punched. Losses. 59 x 56 cm

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Large icon with the entry into Jerusalem Russia, 19th century. Composite of five Hardwood planks with two opposing permanent Reverse Sponki. Egg tempera on gesso, gold background. In field representation of riding on a white horse Christ. Behind him follow him his apostles. On the right side under the Jerusalem city gate standing crowd. Church Slavonic Titulus at the top. Lower right corner spec. Partially min. rest. 52 x 37.8 cm The Entry into Jerusalem. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. The icon showing Christ riding a white horse (donkey) towards Jerusalem, with the Apostles walking behind him, and the crowd meeting him at the City Gates. Against a golden background. Slightly restored, the lower right corner minimally damaged. 52 x 37.8 cm.

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Rare icon showing the Last Supper Russia, circa 1900 wooden single board with two back side Sponki. Tempera on gesso, gilded background. , Embossed haloes. In the central vertical axis Christ faces an aureole. He holds a chalice in his left hand and brought the rights blessing. He is flanked on both sides by the twelve apostles, some sitting at the table, partly standing. Richly decorated edge in the manner of one cloisonné enamel oklad. Min. Rest. 26.5 x 22 cm The Last Supper. Russia, circa 1900. Tempera on gesso on wood panel, gilded background. Chased halos. Christ stands in front of on table surrounded by the Twelve Apostles. The border emulating contemporary enamel works. Slightly restored. 26.5 x 22 cm.

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The Last Supper latter day composite of four Hardwood boards with a rear-side cross bar. Egg tempera on gesso, partial gilding. Cross-oval shape. 41.5 x 47.5 cm An icon showing the Last Supper. Modern. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. Oval shaped. 41.5 x 47.5 cm.

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Crucifixion Russia, Nev'jansk, early 19th century. Massive Hardwood single table with two top-side Sponki. Egg tempera on gesso. In the vertical axis, the composition is dominated by the cross on which Christ crucified hangs with eyes closed and head tilted to the side. On the left flank him the three Marys. To the right are the young apostle John and Longinus. Above the cross appear two angels and the blessing of God the Father. In the upper corners of representation of the moon and sun. In the background cityscape of Jerusalem. Gilt-edge rubbed. Min. Rest. 36 x 31.5 cm The Crucifixion. Nvyansk, early 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. Set against to elaborate architectural background representing the city of Jerusalem, Christ Depicted on the cross in the center. To the left The Three Marys in grief. St. John and Longinus are standing to the right. Godfather in blessing and two angels emerging from the open skies above. The golden border worn. Slightly restored. 36 x 31.5 cm.

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Crucifixion Russia, early 19th century. Hardwood board with two back side Sponki (lost). Kowtscheg, tempera on chalk ground. At the center the crucified. The cross is flanked on the left by the three Marys and the right hand of John, Longinus and Prince Michael. The blessing of God the Father appears on the upper edge. Two border Saints. Rest. 22 x 19.5 cm The Crucifixion. Russia, early 19th century. Egg tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. The crucifix is flanked by the three Mary, the Apostle John, the Roman Centurion Longinus and Prince Michael. Two saints on the broder. Restored. 22 x 19.5 cm.

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Crucifix Russia, 19th century. Wooden board with attached side struts. Tempera on gesso. Image-filling representation of nailed with four stitches on the cross Christ body. In the upper part appear the sun and moon, a sign of the loss of sunshine during the crucifixion. In God the Father in a cloud bank. The cross is placed on the place of a skull, this is the crack in the rock, in which a skull is, depicts. Loss of substance. 36 x 19.5 cm Crucifix. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. Depicting Christ on the Cross. The skull of Adam below. The upper part shows the sun and moon and Godfather. Some losses. 36 x 19.5 cm.


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Staurothek, reliquary in which parts of the cross of Christ be kept, Russia, early 19th century. Composite of two Hardwood boards with two back side Sponki. Tempera on gesso. Centrally integrated attachment, reliefiertes blessing cross made ​​of gilded bronze with the representation of Christ on the cross. Flanked the cross of six saints, including the Guardian Angel, Jacob, Nicholas, John and Theodore. In the upper part of the Christ Pantocrator and the Mother of God '' finding the Lost '' appears. The Hl. Antipas on the edge. Min. Rest. 31 x 27 cm An icon of the Crucifixion. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with flat Kovcheg, golden background. At center of inset bronze crucifix flanked by six true Saints, Including the Guardian Angel, St. Nicholas, St. Theodore, St. John. Christ Pantocrator and the Mother of God "Seeking of the Lost" above. St. Antipas On The Border. Slighty restored. 31 x 27 cm.

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Staurothek,reliquary in which parts of the cross of Christ be kept, Russia, 19th century. Composite of two boards with two counter Back Sponki. Egg tempera on gesso, gilded background. In the center taken bronze crucifix with the crucified Christ surrounded by 12 small inset bronze icons, which record the celebrations of the Orthodox Church. Links from the cross stands the Blessed Mother during the right disciple John expresses his pain. Intrinsic depreciation rest. 44 x 37.5 cm A brass crucifix inset icon in on. Russia, 19th century. Egg tempera on gesso on wood panel and golden background. The crucifix surrounded by twelve brass icons with feasts, the Mother of God and the mourning disciple John. Losses, restored. 44 x 37.5 cm

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Large Staurothekreliquary in which parts of the cross of Christ be kept,  Russia, 19th century. Composite of three wooden boards with two top-side Sponki. Egg tempera on gesso, gold background, Konturritzungen. In the central vertical axis integrated attachment Bronze Cross. On both sides of the crucifixion surround the two Marys, Apostle John and Longinus. In the upper corners of representation of the Cross and The Entombment. Min. Rest. 42.5 x 35 cm A large icon of the Crucifixion. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. The center inset with a bronze-true cross showing the Crucifixion flanked by two Marys, St. John and Longinus. The upper corners showing the Deposition from the Cross and the Entombement. Slightly restored. 42.5 x 35 cm.

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Large Staurothekreliquary in which parts of the cross of Christ be kept,   Russia, 19th century. Composite of two wooden boards with two back side Sponki. Flat Kowtscheg, tempera on chalk ground. Centrally integrated attachment, strong reliefiertes blessing cross made ​​of gilded bronze with the representation of Christ on the cross. Flanked the cross to the left of the Mother of God and Mary Magdalene, and the right of John and Longinus. In Our Lady of Tikhvin is shown. In the upper frame, the Descent from the Cross and The Entombment of Christ can be seen. Driven Messingoklad. Vertical cracks, edges bumped, color loss. 51 x 45 cm A large icon of the Crucifixion. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg, golden background. At center of inset bronze crucifix flanked by two Marys applies, the Roman Centurion Longinus and St. John. The Mother of God of Tikhvin above. The upper part shows the Descent from the Cross and the Entombment of Christ. Embossed brass oklad. Vertical Crack losses. 51 x 45 cm.

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Large format Staurothek Russia, Vetka, 2nd half of 19th century. Massive Hardwood single board with two back side Sponki. Egg tempera on gesso. Silver background and glazed gold. Centrally integrated attachment bronze cross with the dead body of Christ on the cross. On the left flank him the three Marys and the good thief on the right side of youthful Apostle John and Longinus. In the corners round medallions with the Resurrection and Descent into Hell, the birth of Christ, the Nativity of the Virgin and the Annunciation. Two border Holy: Mary of Egypt and Xenia. Between the Church Slavonic Titulus in red on the top of representation of the New Testament Trinity. Partial loss of color. 53 x 46 cm A large icon of the Crucifixion with inset brass cross. Russia, Vetka 2nd half 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. The background made ​​of silver, covered by a golden lacquer. The crucified figure of Christ flanked by two thieves the, The Three Women, St. John and Longinus. The corners showing the Anastasis, the Nativity of Christ, the Nativity of the Mother of God and the Annunciation within medallions. Two selected saints on the border: St. Mary of Egypt and Xenia. The New Testament Trinity on the upper border. Small losses. 53 x 46 cm.

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Descent from the Cross and The Entombment of Christ Russia 18th century. Composite of two Hardwood boards. Kowtscheg. Tempera on gesso. Achsialsymmetrische composition. In the upper section representation of the Descent from the Cross, at the bottom of the burial. The Cross and the open grave be flanked by the Virgin Mary, the young John, Nicodemus, Joseph of Arimathea, Mary Magdalene and Martha. The garments in dominant reds. Circumferential Church Slavonic lettering. Min. Rest. 35.5 x 30 cm The Deposition and Entombment of Christ. Russia, 18th century. Egg tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. The upper part showing Christ removed from the cross by Nico Demos, St. John, Joseph and the tree Marys. The city of Jerusalem in the background. Below the Entombment. The scene Organised around the lifeless body of Christ on the tombstone. Slightly restored. 35.5 x 30 cm.

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Doubting Thomas Greece, 19th century. Wood single board with two back side Sponki. Tempera on gesso. Interior Scene. Centrally full-length, frontal representation of standing on a pedestal Christ. On both sides flanking him the apostles. On the left half of the screen is Thomas, who puts his finger in the wound of Christ. 31.5 x 25.5 cm Incredulity of St. Thomas. Greece, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel, gilded halo. Christ standing in the center surrounded by the Apostles. St. Thomas to his right. 31.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Large icons with the Transfiguration Greece, 18th century. Hardwood single panel. Tempera on gesso. In the upper frame representation of the transfigured Christ in front of a red and golden aureole on Mount Tabor. He is flanked by Moses and Elijah. In the lower box squat the three disciples Peter, James and John. 48 x 32 cm The Transfiguration of Christ. Greece, 18th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. In the center of the panel the transfigured Christ on Mount Tabor Appears, set against on aureole. Peter, John and Jacob are pressed down by the force of the theophany. To the left and right of Christ the Prophet Elijah and Moses. 48 x 32 cm.

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Large-sized icon with the Transfiguration Russia, 2nd half of 19th century. Composite of three Hardwood panels with a back-side Sponki (lost). Tempera on gesso. Centered in the upper field is the transfigured Christ before an aureole flanked by Elijah and Moses on Mount Tabor. Its at the foot of kneeling disciples Peter, John and James. The faces are finely shaded. Church Slavonic Titulus at the top. In the background, stylized, finely crafted rock backdrop. Min. Rest. 59 x 70 cm A large icon showing the Transfiguration of Christ. Russia, late 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. In the center of the panel the transfigured Christ on Mount Tabor Appears, set against on aureole. Peter, John and Jacob are pressed down by the force of the theophany. To the left and right of Christ the Prophet Elijah and Moses. Slightly restored. 59 x 70 cm.

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Ascension of Christ Russia, early 19th century. Composite of two Hardwood panels with two back side Sponki. Kowtscheg, tempera on chalk ground. Representation of the Virgin with outstretched arms accompanied by two angels, apostles and saints. In the upper frame of Christ enthroned is carried in a halo of two angels. Church Slavonic Titulus. Rest. 31 x 27 cm The Ascension of Christ. Russia, early 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. The Mother of God stands at the lower center. She is flanked by two angels, Saints and Apostles. Flying angels ascend bearing between them a mandorla encompassing the Saviour. The upper border inscribed with the title. Restored. 31 x 27 cm.

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Large icon with the ascension of Christ Russia 19th century. Composite of three Hardwood boards with two back side Sponki. Tempera on gesso, gold glazed haloes. In the upper frame of standing on a cloud bank of Christ with outstretched arms. Two angels point to him. Below are kneeling and the Mother of God with the apostles and watch the action. Very fine elaboration of the facial features in shades of beige and red. Edge min. rest. 52.5 x 51 cm A large icon with the Ascension of Christ. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel, golden halos. The figure of Christ, enveloped in a radiating mandorla of light, is Depicted at the top center of the composition. Two angels point to Christ. The Mother of God and the apostles standing and kneeling below. Border slightly restored. 52.5 x 51 cm.

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Pentecost Russia, late 18th century. Hardwood single table with two top-side Sponki. Tempera on gesso, gold halos. Achsialsymmetrische composition with the person sitting on an ornate throne Virgin surrounded by the Apostles. In the background architecture backdrop. At the top of the image of the Holy Spirit appears in the form of a white dove. 32 x 27 cm The Pentecost. Russia, late 18th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. The Mother of God seated on a throne carved grandiose, elevated on a circular marble pedestal, surrounded by the Apostles, each animating in on individual manner. The Holy Spirit in the form of a white dove Appearing in the open Heavens Above. The event taking place in an interior. 32 x 27 cm.

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Pentecost Greece, 19th century. Softwood single panel. Tempera on chalk ground, halos gilded. Presentation of the Twelve Apostles and the Blessed Mother. Centrally located in the lower frame a king who holds the right to a cloth appears. This representation of the winning '' Cosmos', is representative of the mentioned in the book of Acts people who attends the event. The Holy Spirit is present as a dove in the upper frame. Color losses and edge dam. 37 x 26.5 cm The Pentecost. Greece, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood, golden halos. The Mother of God seated in the center surrounded by the Apostles. The old, one crowned in the center being a personification of the Universe. Losses. 37 x 26.5 cm.

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Pentecost Greece, 19th century. Wood single board with two back side Sponki. Tempera on gesso. Interior presentation. In the central vertical axis representation of the seated Virgin. On both sides they flank the Twelve Apostles. Centrally located in the lower frame a man who stops in front of a cloth appears. He is representative of the mentioned in the book of Acts people who attends the event. Rest. 51.5 x 37.5 cm The Pentecost. Greece, 19th century. Egg tempera on gesso on wood panel. The event taking place in an interior. The Mother of God seated in the center. Surrounded by the Twelve Apostles. Slightly restored. 51.5 x 37.5 cm.

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Fine More fields Icon Russia, probably Guslicy, 2nd half of 19th century. Composite of four Hardwood boards with two back side Sponki (lost). Kowtscheg, tempera on a gold background. In the central field of view Christ on the cross on both sides framed by Mary and John and selected saints including Julitta and Kirik and Sophia. Above the cross two angels hold the sufferings of Christ tools. At the top of the blessing of God the Father between sun and moon appear. Twelve frames with biblical scenes, Mother of God images and Selected Saints framework the average composition, including Anna and Joachim at the Golden Gate, the Old Testament Trinity, Our Lady Bogolubskaja, Mother of God '' Soothe my sorrow '' and the beheading of John the Baptist. Church Slavonic Titulus and captions in the border area in gold painting. Minimal color retouching. 36 x 30,5 cm Very fine, sculptural painting. The wrinkled garments are designed primarily in dark reds, greens and blues. A finely painted icon with selected subjects Including The Crucifixion, images of the Mother of God and patron saints. Russia, probably Guslicy, 2nd half of the 19th century. Egg tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. The haloes gilded. The Crucifixion flanked by Mary and St John and selected saints. Above an image of the blessing God Father flanked by the sun and the moon. Surrounded by twelve images. Church Slavonic inscription to the upper border. The features are defined delicately. The vestments with gold chrysography. Small retouches. 36 x 30.5 cm

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Large-scale festive icon Russia, around 1900 composite of four Hardwood boards with two back side Sponki. Tempera on chalk ground, background glazed golden. The central image field shows the journey to Hades and resurrection of Christ. Is Entouriert the image field of twelve feast day of the church year. Color losses. 73 x 71 cm A large feast icon. Russia, circa. 1900. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. Painted traditionally showing the Anastasis, the Resurrection and twelve feasts. Losses. 73 x 71 cm.

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Large-scale advanced festive icon Russia, 19th century. Composite of two Hardwood panels with two back side Sponki (one lost). Kowtscheg. Tempera on gesso. Centrally located in the image field the resurrection and descent into Hades is to see Christ. Therefore show twelve frames the Passion of Christ. All images bear captions. More 16 frames with the high strength of the Orthodox Church year join outwards. The outer corners adorn the four evangelists. At the top sits the New Testament Trinity. Church Slavonic inscriptions. Border area bumped. At the edge of the six saints, including the Guardian Angel, the Holy. Anna, Gregory the Theologian, Basil the Great and the Holy. Julitta. Vertical cracks. 71.5 x 57 cm A large feast icon. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. The central field Depicted The Resurrection and the Descent Into Hell. The center is surrounded by 12 images representing events from the Passion. Surrounded by fields of 16 Saints and feats. The New Testament Trinity above. The Four Corners The Four Evangelists depicting. Six Saints On The Border, Including the Guardian Angel, St. Anna, St. Gregory the Theologian, St. Basil and St. Ulita. Border minimally damaged. Vertical crack. 71.5 x 57 cm.

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Festive icon Russia, late 19th century. Nadelholbrett with two back side Sponki. Kowtscheg. Tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. Centrally inserted into the board Bronze icon with the journey to Hades and resurrection of Christ. Surrounded by twelve inlaid bronze icons with the solemnities of the Orthodox Church year. At the edge of the hermit Peter is represented by Athos. Rest. 35 x 30 cm. A brass icon with Christ's Resurrection and Descent into light inset in an icon. Russia, late 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with golden background and Kovcheg. The center is surrounded by twelve inlay bronze inlays with twelve feasts. Restored. 35 x 30 cm.

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Deesis Greece, 17th century. Double Kowtscheg. Tempera on gesso. Centrally located in the image field of the Christ enthroned is shown. He is flanked by the Virgin Mary and John the Precursor. The scene is surrounded by 10 saints, including St.. Nicholas and St. Panteleimon. 37.5 x 30 cm Deisis. Greece, 17th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with double-Kovcheg. The center Depicted the enthroned Christ flanked by the Mother of God and John the Baptist. The center is surrounded by ten saints, For Example St. Nicholas St. Panteleimon or. 37.5 x 30 cm.

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Fine Dreifelder,  three register, icon Russia, early 19th century. Wood single board with two back side Sponki. Flat Kowtscheg. Tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. Horizontal division of the image field. At the top of the carried by two angels cloth with the face of Christ appears to the left. On the right side, the Mother of God '' Burning Bush 'shown'. In the lower frame of twelve selected saints. Min. Rest. 39 x 31 cm A finely painted three register icon. Russia, early 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with flat kovtcheg. The upper part shows the Mandylion, the face of Christ imprinted on a cloth supported by two angels and the Mother of God of the "burning bush". Twelve Selected saints below. Slightly restored. 39 x 31 cm.

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Christ Pantocrator Russia, in 1700 Hardwood single board with two back side Sponki (one lost). Kowtscheg, tempera on chalk ground. Background and border uncovered. Frontal representation of Christ in half figure with open signature and gesture of blessing. Fine modeling of facial features by high lights. Bottom Margin dam. 32 x 27 cm Christ Pantocrator. Russia, circa 1700. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. Background and Border stripped to gesso. Finely painted icon showing Christ frontal and half-length, gesturing in blessing and holding the Gospels. Partially damaged. 32 x 27 cm.

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King of Kings Russia, 18th century. Composite of two Hardwood boards. Egg tempera on gesso, Konturritzungen. In the central vertical axis representation of the enthroned Christ flanked by the Virgin Mary and John the Baptist. In the background, two angels frame the composition. Loss of substance in the lower area. 21.5 x 16.5 cm Fine painting with more detailed modeling of facial features in white and red. The King of the Kings. Russia, 18th century. Tempera on wooden panel. The icon showing a Deisis, of extended form. Christ enthroned as King of Kings. The facial features finely painted in shades of white and red. Losses on the lower border. 21.5 x 16.5 cm.

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Monumental Icon with the Deesis Russia, 19th century. Massive wooden board with two back side Sponki. Flat Kowtscheg. Tempera on gesso. The field is dominated by the enthroned Christ. He raised his right hand in blessing gesture and holding in his left hand an open book. Left and right the Virgin Mary and John the Baptist flanking him. John wears a garment of camel's hair and holding a closed scroll in his left. Above them the Archangels Michael and Gabriel appear, each one supporting rod. Color losses. 111 x 85 cm A large icon with the extended Deisis. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with flat Kovcheg. Christ enthroned, blessing and displaying the open Gospel Book, flanked by his Mother and John the Baptist THUS FORMING THE core of the Deisis. Supplemented by two angels. The bright reds and blues in tunics. Losses. 111 x 85 cm.

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Deesis Russia, 1st half of 19th century. Hardwood single panel with a back-side Sponki. Kowtscheg, tempera on chalk ground. Traditional representation with the Christ enthroned, flanked by John the Baptist and the Virgin Mary. Minimal losses of substance. 12 x 18 cm. Deisis. Russia, first half of 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. The enthroned Christ is flanked by his Mother and John the Baptist. Losses. 12 x 18 cm.

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Monumental icon with the Christ Pantocrator Greece, 17th century. Massive Hardwood panel. Tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. Image-filling representation of the saints in half figure. He raised his right hand in blessing gesture. In his left hand he holds the closed Gospel. About his red chiton he is wearing a blue himation with rich folds. He fixes the viewer with his pensive look. Slightly dam. (lower section) 85 x 55.5 cm A monumetal icon with Christ Pantocrator. Greece, 17th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with golden background. Christ shown half-length blessing and holding the Gospels closed. His face framed by a mane of hair in curls over his Arranged left shoulder. He is wearing a red chiton and the himation blue. Slightly damaged (lower part). 85 x 55.5 cm.

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Christ '' the grim eye '' Russia, 18th century. Hardwood single board with two back side Sponki (lost). Tempera on gesso. Flat Kowtscheg. Strictly frontal shown breast image of Christ. The view of the world judge is directed to the viewer. The visible parts of the blue and red himation chiton decorated with white highlights. 30 x 24.5 cm The Saviour with the Fearsome eye. Russia, 18th century. Egg tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. Facing the viewer directly. Painted traditionally in deep shades of brown, the features well defined, solemnly rendered with earthly colors. His garments dark blue and red with white highlights. Losses. 30 x 24.5 cm.

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Christ '' the grim eye '' Russia, 19th century. Composite of two Hardwood boards with two back side Sponki. Tempera exposed on chalk ground, background. Strictly frontal shown breast image of Christ. The view of the world judge is directed to the viewer. The hem of his garment with Perlenbordüre. Min. Rest. 45 x 37.5 cm The Saviour with the Fearsome eye. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel, background stripped to gesso. Facing the viewer directly. Christ portrayed solemnly, his hair Arranged to one side with a short beard terminating in curls. Slighty restored. 45 x 37.5 cm.

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Christ Pantocrator Russia, early 19th century. Flat Kowtscheg, tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. One full, frontal to the viewer facing representation of Christ Pantocrator seated. In his left hand he holds the open Gospel, his rights he has raised in blessing. On the boundary representation of the guardian angel and two edge Saints. 36 x 30.5 cm Christ Pantocrator. Russia, early 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with flat kovtcheg. Executed on a gold ground. Half-length portrait of Christ. The Guardian Angel and two selected Saints On The Border. 36 x 30.5 cm.

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Christ Pantocrator with Oklad Russia, late 19th century. Tempera on wood. Traditional representation in half figure with benediction and open book. Silberoklad with stippled ground. The edge is decorated with embossed leaf tendrils. Nimbus showcases cloisonne enamel. With Bezirksbeschauadministrationsmarke 1896-1908 and unidentifiable master brand '' SG '. 31.5 x 27 cm Christ Pantocrator with silver oklad. Russia, late 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. Painted traditionally. Embossed and chased silver oklad. Halo with enamel cloisonné. Marked with assayer's mark (1896-1908) and unidentified master's mark "SG". 31.5 x 27 cm.

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Christ '' the grim eye '' Russia, 2nd half of 19th century. Composite of two Hardwood panels with two back side Sponki (lost). Kowtscheg. Tempera on gesso. Strictly frontal shown breast image of Christ. The visible parts of the blue and red himation chiton decorated with gold folding. Guardian Angels and two Saints edge. Silver Oklad decorated with rich foliage. Stamped with pseudo-Russian brands. Rest. 36 x 29.5 cm The Saviour with the Fearsome eye. Russia, late 19th century. Egg tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. Facing the viewer Directly bearing on enlarged yellow halo. Christ portrayed solemnly. Guardian angel and two saints on the border. Embossed and chased, silver plated brass oklad. Marked with pseudo russian marks. Border restored. 36 x 29.5 cm.

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Christ Pantocrator with Silberoklad Russia, the end of the 19th century. (Icon), 1908-1917 (Oklad) tempera on gesso, verso with velvet cover. Representation in half figure with benediction and open Gospel. Drive and engraved Silberoklad with fineness, devious town mark and unidentified maker's mark '' NG ''. Nimbus enameled in white, blue, red and green. 13.5 x 11 cm Christ Pantocrator with silver oklad. Russia, late 19th century (icon), from 1908 to 1917 (oklad). Tempera on wood, covered verso. The bust-length figure of Christ is Represented frontally, blessing and holding the Gospels open. Silver oklad with 84 standard and master's mark unidentified "NG". Halo enamelled in blue, white, red and green. 13.5 x 11 cm.

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Many panels icon with Christ Pantocrator Russia, 19th century. Composite of four hardwood boards with two Stirnseitensponki. Gilded egg tempera on chalk ground, background and engraved. Traditional representation of Christ blessing in the central field. Surround him five frames, including the Old Testament Trinity, the Transfiguration and the Resurrection of Christ. Edges bumped. Part paint loss. Rest. 51.5 x 43.5 cm Christ Pantocrator. Russia, 19th century. Eggtempera on gesso on wood panel. Background gilded and engraved. In the center traditional portrait of Christ Pantocrator. Surrounded with five episodes. Losses, restored. 51.5 x 43.5 cm.

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Christ Pantocrator and the three matchmaker Samon, Aviv Gurij and Russia, around 1900 (icons), Moscow, 1896-1908 (Oklade) Oil on wood. The Silberoklade along the rim engraved ornamental. Stamped with the brand Bezirksbeschauadministration with fineness '' 84 '' and master's mark. Oklade dam. 18 x 14.6 cm Christ Pantocrator and Saints Samon, Yuri and Aviv. Russia, circa 1900 (icons), Moscow, 1896-1908 (oklad). Oil on panel. The borders of the Silver oklad engraved with stylized Compositions. Stamped with assayer's mark, 84 standard and master's mark. Oklad damaged. 18 x 14.6 cm.

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John the Precursor - Angel of the Wilderness Russia, circa 1700 Softwood board with two back side Sponki. Flat Kowtscheg. Egg tempera on chalk ground, halos silvered. Image-filling representation of John the precursor to frontal full-length. In his left hand he holds an open scroll, and a bowl of his head. At the top of the Mandylion appear. Applicated Basma gilt silver decorated with embossed rosette motifs. Devious Master brand. 31 x 26.5 cm St. John the Forerunner "Angel of the Desert". Russia, circa 1700. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with flat Kovcheg. The Baptist holds an open scroll and his head in a tray. The Mandylion Appears above. Applied with a silver-applies Basma. Marked with rubbed master's mark. 31 x 26.5 cm.

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John the Baptist from a Deesis Greece, 19th century. Massive Hardwood single table with two top-side Sponki. Presentation by John in the three-quarter portrait with opened font. He wears a garment of camel's hair. Loss of substance. 35.5 x 27.5 cm St. John the forrunner. Greece, 19th century. Tempera on wood panel. The saint holding an open scroll. He is wearing garments of camel hair. 35.5 x 27.5 cm.

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John the Precursor and Basil the Great Greece, the 18th century. Softwood panel with two back side Sponki. Tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. Image-filling, full-length representation of the two saints. John holds in his left hand an open font, wearing a garment of camel's hair. Both have raised their rights for benediction. 32 x 23 cm St. John the Forerunner and St. Basil the Great. Greece, 18th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel, golden background. Full-length portrait of the Two Saints. Both are blessing and holding a book. 32 x 23 cm.

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John the Precursor and Basil the Great Greece, the 18th century. Softwood panel with two back side Sponki.Tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. Image-filling, full-length representation of the two saints. John holds in his left hand an open font, wearing a garment of camel's hair. Both have raised their rights for benediction. 32 x 23 cm St. John the Forerunner and St. Basil the Great. Greece, 18th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel, golden background. Full-length portrait of the Two Saints. Both are blessing and holding a book. 32 x 23 cm.

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Large Icon with John the forerunner Russia, early 19th century. Composite of two Hardwood boards with two back side Sponki. Egg tempera on gesso. Nimbus gilded. Half-length depiction of the saint in three-quarter profile. In his left hand he holds an open scroll and a chalice with the naked body of Christ, to which he indicated with his right hand. His green himation is structured by golden folds. His executed in dark brown tones face is modeled plastically by white heightening. Bildfeldrahmende Floralbordüre on pink background. Color losses. 52.5 x 42 cm A large icon with St. John the Forerunner from a Deisis. Russia, early 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. St. John portrayed half-length in three quarter view holding an open scroll and a chalice with the naked body of Christ. The garment folds emphasised with strong gold striations. The panel surrounded by scrolling foliate on pink ground. Minimal losses. 52.5 x 42 cm.

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John the Baptist Russia, 19th century. Hardwood single board with two back side Sponki (lost). Tempera on gesso. Half-length depiction of John the Baptist to the Christ child in a bowl in his hand. Board strongly arched. Partially rest. 40 x 31 cm St. John the Forerunner. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. St. John holds a chalice Containing the nude infant Christ. Panel arched. Slightly restored. 40 x 31 cm.

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John the Precursor Russia, 19th century. Composite of two wooden boards with two top-side Sponki. Tempera on gesso. Image-filling representation of John, in his left hand he holds a golden discos with the naked body of Christ and an open scroll. Paint chipping. 35.5 x 30.5 cm St. John the Forerunner. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. He is holding a scroll and a basin with the newborn Savior in his left hand. Losses. 35.5 x 30.5 cm.


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Large icon with the evangelist Matthew Russia, late 17th century. Massive Hardwood board with a back-side Sponki. Tempera on gesso. Nimbus gold glaze. Half-length depiction of the seated Evangelist Matthew in Three Quarter Length. He holds the open Gospel in his lap. Small touch-ups, otherwise good condition. 48 x 37 cm A finely painted icon showing St. Matthew the Evangelist. Russia, late 17th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. The icon shows the sitting Evangelist With The opened Gospel Book. Slightly restored. Good condition. 48 x 37 cm.

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Archangel Michael Russia, around 1800 composite of two Hardwood boards with two back side Sponki (lost). Tempera on gesso. Centered on the clouds podium standing, frontally to the viewer facing Archangel is shown. In his right hand he holds a staff in his left hand a sword. To his right is it of St. Nicholas of Myra facing. On the left is the apostle John with an open magazine. Edge rest. 44 x 33 cm Archangel Michael. Russia, circa 1800. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. The center depicting the winged archangel holding a sword and a bar. St. Nicholas of Myra with at closed book to his right and St. John the Evangeslist with an open scroll to his left. Border restored. 44 x 33 cm.

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Archangel Michael Russia, circa 1900 wood single board. Tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. The edge is designed in the form of a cloisonné enamel oklad. Michael is depicted frontally to the viewer on a cloud bank. He holds a sword in his right hand and a shield in his left. He wears a suit of armor. Stippled background. Christ appears at the top of the screen. 22 x 17.5 cm Archangel Michael. Russia, circa 1900. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with golden background. The Archangel Michael standing frontally in full-length holding a sword in his right hand and a shield in his otherhand. Christ Appears on the upper border. The border emulating contemporary enamel works. 22 x 17.5 cm.

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Russia Archangel Michael, 20th century. Hardwood single panel with a back-side Sponki. Tempera on gesso background gilded. Full-length representation of the Archangel on a cloud bank. He carries a spear and a globe. 18 x 14.5 cm Archangel Michael. Russia, 20th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel, golden background. Michael is holding a scepter and the globe. 18 x 14.5 cm.





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Florus and Laurus Russia, 19th century. Composite of two wooden boards with two back side Sponki. Kowtscheg. Tempera on chalk ground, partly chased background. The upper part of the image field full-length representation of the Archangel with the Mandylion, flanked by Florus, Modestus, Blaise and Laurus. The lower part shows two horse herders who drive the horses to the river. Rest. 27 x 22 cm Florus and Laurus. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. The upper part shows at Archangel With The Mandylion flanked by Sts. Florus, Modest, Blasius and Laurus. Two shepherds gathering Their horses in the lower part. Restored. 27 x 22 cm.


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King David made ​​at Kirchenikonostase Russia, 17th century. Massive wooden board with a back-side Sponki. Kowtscheg, tempera on chalk ground. Border and background exposed. Turning One full, half-length representation of the crowned saints left. He holds an open script in his right hand. About his light brown tunic with perlbesetzten hemming he wears a green coat. Light buckles in the paint layer. 50.5 x 40 cm A large icon of King David from a church iconostasis. Russia, 17th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. Border and background are stripped to gesso. The king Depicted half-length as an Old Testament prophet wearing a jeweled crown and holding an open scroll in his left hand inscribed with one of his prophecies. Worn. 50.5 x 40 cm.

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Synaxis of the Angels Russia, 18th century. Hardwood single table with two top-side Sponki. Tempera on chalk ground, halos gilded. Achsialsymmetrische composition. In frame surface-filling representation of the Synaxis of the Angels, the gathering of all heavenly incorporeal powers. In the center of composition Christ Emmanuel in a round aureole, which is held by two angels. In a sequence of seven angels. Below a red aureole cherub. Church Slavonic Titulus at the top. Small touch-ups. 35.5 x 30.5 cm The Synaxis of the Archangels. Russia, 18th century. Eggtempera on gesso on wood panel. An assembly of angels wearing Ecclesiastical vestments, the two angels in the foreground supporting a medallion with the image of Christ Emmanuel. One red Seraph Appearing below. Slightly restored. 35.5 x 30.5 cm.

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Synaxis of the Archangel Russia, around 1800 composite of two Softwood boards. Flat Kowtscheg, tempera on chalk ground. Achsialsymmetrische composition. In the center of the full-length Archangel Michael flanked on either side by three angels. Structuring of the garments by white high-lights. Church Slavonic Titulus. Min. Rest. Vertical cracks. 35 x 29 cm The Synaxis of the Archangels. Russia, circa 1800. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. An assembly of angels in the center flanked by three angels Michael to each side. Vertical crack, slightly restored. 35 x 29 cm.

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Synaxis of the Archangel with Oklad Russia, 19th century. Solid hardwood board with two top-side Sponki. Tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. Space filling representation of the Synaxis of the Angels. In the center of composition Christ Emmanuel in a round aureole, which is held by the Archangels Michael and Garbiel. In a sequence of angels. Below the Aureole a red, sechsflügeliger Cherub. Church Slavonic Titulus. Intricately driven Messingoklad. Rest. 52.5 x 45 cm The Synaxis of the Archangels with oklad. Russia, 19th century. Eggtempera on gesso on wood panel. An assembly of angels wearing Ecclesiastical vestments, the two angels in the foreground supporting a medallion with the image of Christ Emmanuel. A red Seraph Appearing below. Embossed brass oklad. Restored. 52.5 x 45 cm.

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Guardian angel with Selected Saints Russia, 19th century. Composite of two Hardwood boards with two back side Sponki (one lost). Kowtscheg, tempera on chalk ground. In the vertical axis representation of the guardian angel with bowed sword. It is surrounded on both sides by two saints, including St. Nicholas, the Holy. Antonia and St. Jakob. At the top of the screen appears the Mandylion. 31 x 26 cm An icon showing the Guardian Angel flanked by four selected saints. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. The frontal upright standing Guardian Angel is surrounded by two Saints to each side, Including St. Nicholas, St. Antonia and St. Jacob. The Mandylion Appears above. 31 x 26 cm

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Advanced Deesis Russia, late 19th century. Composite of two wooden boards with two back side Sponki. Tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. Achsialsymmetrische composition with the occupant seated in a richly decorated, golden throne Christ in the center. At its sides it is flanked by the Virgin Mary and John the Baptist, each with an open magazine. Behind him, rows of two angels, apostle John, Peter, Paul and Nicholas. To his suppedaneum kneel the two monastic saint Zosima and Savatij. In the corners the four Evangelists are shown. Four border Saints, including: St. Peter and St. Gregory.. Small touch-ups. 31 x 26,5 cm Extended Deisis. Russia, late 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood, golden background. Christ enthroned, blessing and displaying the open Gospel Book, flanked by his Mother and John the Baptist. Supplemented by two angels, Apostle John, Peter, Paul and Nicholas. The Saints Zosima and savatij in monkish attire kneeling in front of the suppedaneum. The four Evangelists in the corners. Four Saints On The Border, Including St. Gregory and St. Peter. Small retouches. 31 x 26.5 cm.

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Deesis Russia, 19th century. Softwood board with two top-side Sponki. Tempera on gesso. Achsialsymmetrische composition. In the central vertical axis representation of the enthroned Christ flanked by John the Baptist and the Virgin Mary. Rest. 52 x 43.5 cm Deisis. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. The enthroned Christ is flanked by his Mother and John the Baptist. Restored. 52 x 43.5 cm.

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Large icon with the extended Deesis Russia, circa 1900 wooden single board with two back side Sponki. Tempera on gesso. Background and border gilt on stippled ground. Centrally of the enthroned Christ is depicted on a pedestal. He raised his right hand in blessing. Its sides are the Mother of God and John opened scrolls. Behind the throne are two angels and four Saints. In the foreground the kneeling monk saints Zosima and Sawatij. God the Father appears at the top of the screen. 53.5 x 44.5 cm A large icon with the extended Deisis. Russia, circa 1900. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. Christ enthroned flanked by His Mother, John the Baptist. Two angels and four Saints behind him. To his feet the Sts. Zosima and Sawati. Godfather Appears above. Golden background and border on Chased fond. 53.5 x 44.5 cm.

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Advanced Deesis Russia, 19th century. Hardwood single panel. Tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. Centrally located in the image field representation of Christ enthroned with benediction and whipped font. He is flanked by the Virgin Mary, John the Baptist, the Archangels Gabriel and Michael and other apostles. To his suppedaneum kneel two monastic saints. Fine painting. Berieben. 35.5 x 31 cm The extended Deisis. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. Christ enthroned, blessing and holding the Gospels open. He is flanked by the Mother of God and John the Baptist. Apostle above. Two Saints in monkish attire kneeling in front of the suppedaneum. Goldfather on the upper border. Losses. 35.5 x 31 cm.


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A multi-party icon Russia, 18th century. Hardwood single table with two top-side Sponki. Tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. Horizontal division of the image field. The upper area shows the left and right the Virgin Kukuzelissa Christ with blessing gesture and globe against an aureole. The lower frame shows the guardian angel with bowed sword flanked by apostles Jacob and St. Eudocia . Rest. 36 x 31 cm A multi-party icon. Russia, 18th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel, partially gilded. The upper part show The Kukuzelissa Mother of God and Christ. The lower part depicts the Guardian Angel flanked by Apostle Jacob and St. Eudokia (?). Restored. 36 x 31 cm.

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Many panels icon Russia, early 19th century. Composite of three Hardwood boards with two back side Sponki. Kowtscheg. Tempera on gesso. Background exposed. Distribution of the image field in nine areas. Shown are three archangels, Nicholas, John the Precursor, the Mother of God '' Ovsepetaja (Praised) '' introduction of Mary in the Temple, John Theologian in silence, two hermits, Sergei of Radonezh and Julitta and Kyrikos. 52.5 x 43 cm A large multi-partite icon. Russia, early 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. Background stripped to gesso. The icon shows NINEFIELDS with three Archangels, St. Nicholas of Myra, St. John the Forerunner, the Mother of God Ovsepetaya (the All-Praised), The Entry into the Temple, St. John in Silence, two hermits, Saint Sergei Radonezhskii and Ulita and Kirik. 52.5 x 43 cm.

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Festive icon Russia, 19th century. Composite of two Softwood boards with two back side Sponki (lost). Kowtscheg. Tempera on chalk ground, background silver, glazed gold. In midfield, the Anastasis and Resurrection of Christ entouriert twelve solemnities of the Orthodox Church year. Vertical crack along the edge area Brettfuge and rest. 35.5 x 31 cm An icon of the Anastasis, the Resurrection and Feasts. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. Painted traditonally. Vertical crack and Border restored. 35.5 x 31 cm.


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Evangelist John Russia, late 19th century. Hardwood panel, carved in the round. Tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. Fine representation of the saint in half figure with open font. Nimbus with beading. Vertical cracks rest. 40 x 33 cm St. John the Evangelist. Russia, late 19th century. Tempera on gesso on carved wood panel. The Saint portrayed half length, carrying an open book. Finelly painted. Vertical crack rest. 40 x 33 cm.


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Evangelist Luke Russia, late 19th century. Round wooden board with a back-side Sponki. Tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. Half-length representation of the Evangelists to the left. He is being held at the moment of writing at a table. Before him stands an inkwell. On the left side its symbol, the bull appears. His robes with rich Chrysographie. Slightly dam. D. 29 cm St. Luke the Evangelist. Russia, late 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with golden background round. St. Luke shown in half-figure writing the Gospel. To the left his symbol. The vestments enriched with delicate chrysography. Slightly damaged. Diam. 29 cm.



Large-sized icon with Christ Pantocrator Russia, 2nd half of 19th century. Wooden single panel with two Rückseitensponki (lost). Tempera on gesso on canvas. In the central vertical axis frontal reproduction of Christ in full figure. In his left hand he holds the open Gospel, while he holds his right hand raised in benediction. Edges rubbed. Min. Rest. 74.5 x 23.5 cm Large icon with Christ Pantocrator. Russia, second half of 19th century. Tempera on canvas on wood panel. Full-length portrait of the upright standing Christ with open book. Slightly restored. 74.5 x 23.5 cm.


Monumental icon with the Christ Pantocrator Russia, late 19th century. Composite of three Hardwood boards with two back side Sponki. Tempera on gesso, gold plated. Frontale full-length depiction of Christ blessing with his hand raised and open font. Realistic style. Background hallmarked ornamental. Besch. 156 x 56 cm A monumental icon showing Christ Pantorkrator. Russia, late 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel. Christ shown full-length blessing and carrying an open book. Chased background. Painted realistically. Damaged. 156 x 56 cm.


Large iconostasis icon with the Apostle James the Younger Russia, probably Mstera, around 1880 composite of two Hardwood panels with two back side Sponki (lost). Kowtscheg, tempera on chalk ground, background gilded. Full-length, facing left representation of the saints with the closed, beaded Gospel in both hands. Over his blue chiton he is wearing a red himation whose folds are heightened with white. Good state of preservation. 58 x 22 cm A large icon of the Holy Apostle St. James the Younger. Russia, probably Mstera, circa 1880. Egg tempera on wood panel with Kovcheg, golden background. The panel, originally part of a larger iconostasis, representing the Apostle bending forwards to the direction where Christ would appear. He is holding the Gospels closed book. His garments rendered with red and blue, the folds outlined in white. 58 x 22 cm.


Large icon with the Evangelist Mark Russia, 19th century. Composite of two massive Hardwood boards with two back side Sponki (one lost). Tempera on gesso. Turned full-length depiction of the saint to the right. Fine structure of the garment with white accents. Vertical cracks rest. 71.5 x 32.5 cm A large icon with St. Mark the Evangelist. Russia, 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood panel, golden halo. The Saint portrait full-length standing to the right. Vertical crack restored. 71.5 x 32.5 cm.


Large icon with the apostle John from a Kirchenikonostase Russia, circa 1800 Massive wood single board with two back side Sponki. Kowtscheg, tempera on chalk ground. Background exposed. Turned full-length depiction of the saint to the right. He holds the closed Gospel in both hands. Color losses. 57 x 27.5 cm A large icon showing the Apostle John at from iconostasis. Russia, cicra. 1800. Tempera on gesso on wood panel with Kovcheg. The figure of the Saint portrayed full-length, in three-quarter view, carrying an old closed Gospels. Losses. 57 x 27.5 cm.


Two wings a Reiseikonostase Russia, Old Believers Workshop, circa 1850 Two Hardwood individual panels with ogival upper end. Flat double Kowtscheg. Tempera on gesso. Strictly symmetrical structure of four superimposed registers. The top row shows a three-quarter figures two prophets Elias and Gideon. The second register shows two apostles, including James. The third register shows from the festive row insertion into the temple and the collection of the True Cross. The lower register shows canonized bishops: St. Grigorius and Laurentius.. Min. Rest. Each 52 x 8,5 cm Two wings from a travelling iconoclasts. Russia, Old Believers Workshop, mid 19th century. Tempera on gesso on wood with flat-double Kovcheg. Each with four registers with old Testmament Prophets, apostle, Saints and feats of the orthodox calendar. Slightly restored. Each 52 x 8.5 cm.











Acknowledgement: Dr. Fischer Fine Art