MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


CENTRAL RUSSIA, CIRCA 1700

20. THE MOTHER OF GOD OF TIKHVIN

CENTRAL RUSSIA, CIRCA 1700

30.5 by 26 cm.
7,000-9,000 pounds


Directing the viewer’s gaze towards Her Son, Christ is seated on her arm, His legs crossed, turning towards His Mother in blessing and holding a scroll, executed traditionally with deep colours, the gold details on the cuffs and Christ’s garments brighten the imagery, the haloes defined by bold, brown rims.


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