MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 Jun 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


KOSTROMA OR NIZHEGOROD REGION, <br>END OF THE 17TH TO BEGINNING OF THE 18TH CENTURY

88. THE PROTECTING VEIL OF THE MOTHER OF GOD (POKROV)

KOSTROMA OR NIZHEGOROD REGION,
END OF THE 17TH TO BEGINNING OF THE 18TH CENTURY


95.5 by 73 cm.
60,000-80,000 pounds


The icon is a late interpretation of the scene of the Protecting Veil of the Mother of God which was developed only in the late 16th century and was distinct from the old so- called Novgorod and Suzdal iconographic variations. A new element in the


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