MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 Jun 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


YAROSLAVL (ROMANOV-BORISOGLEBSK?), END OF THE 18TH CENTURY

68. THE DORMITION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD WITH THE DECOLLATION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST, THE CRUCIFIXION, THE FIERY ASCENT OF THE PROPHET ELIJAH AND SAINT NICHOLAS AND PARASKEVA.

YAROSLAVL (ROMANOV-BORISOGLEBSK?), END OF THE 18TH CENTURY

124.5 by 93.5 cm.
25,000-27,000 pounds


The icon was a distinctive part of the Veneration Tier of an iconostasis. The main scene depicts the Dormition of the Mother of God observed by many figures and incorporates the apocryphal story of Athonius, whose hands were cut off after he trie


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