MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


NORTHERN GREECE, LATE XVII CENTURY

161. THE MOTHER OF GOD OF TENDERNESS

NORTHERN GREECE, LATE XVII CENTURY

24.2 by 19.3 cm.
8,000-10,000 pounds


The image is set in the recessed area of the panel; the Mother supporting Her Son with both her hands, Christ bringing His face close to hers and touches her cheek, their garments in deep colours brightened by chrysography, the initials of the Mother of God inscribed in the surrounding red roundels, the border with gold leafy scrolls on a blue background.


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.