MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


RUSSIAN (VETKA?), SECOND HALF OF THE XIX CENTURY

* 42. AN ICON IN TWO REGISTERS DEPICTING THE MANDYLION, “MOTHER DO NOT WEEP FOR ME”, CHRIST IN SILENCE, THE DEPOSITION AND LAMENTATION OF CHRIST WITH SAINTS ON THE BORDER

RUSSIAN (VETKA?), SECOND HALF OF THE XIX CENTURY

52.8 by 46.9 cm.
3,000-4,000 pounds


With the exception of the Mandylion and Christ in Silence, the composition focuses on events after Christ’s death and before his burial. The cross is prominent in all of them; on the border three of the four family patrons George, Longinus and Dmitriy are military saints, the fourth is the Church Father, St. Haralambi.


Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.