7 June 2010
KOSTROMA OR NIZHEGOROD REGION,
END OF THE 17TH TO BEGINNING OF THE 18TH CENTURY
95.5 by 73 cm.
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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