MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


RUSSIAN (MOSCOW), SECOND HALF OF THE XIX CENTURY

13. A PRIVATE ICON SHOWING THE GUARDIAN ANGEL FLANKED BY SAINTS JOHN THE BAPTIST AND JOHN CHRYSOSTOM, WITH THE FAMILY PATRONS

RUSSIAN (MOSCOW), SECOND HALF OF THE XIX CENTURY

30.5 by 26.8 cm.
6,000-8,000 pounds


The Guardian Angel with large wings, raises a Patriarchal cross and holds a sword. He is flanked by Sts. John the Baptist and John Chrysostom, the first clasping a scroll and gesturing in benediction, the second bearing the Gospels. The Mandylion is represented on the upper border, the family patrons, Sts. Olga and Katerina turn towards the main image in supplication.


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