MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 Jun 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


SECOND HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY

90. A MONUMENTAL ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD HODEGETRIA

SECOND HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY

162.5 by 124.5 cm.
50,000-70,000 pounds


This is a remarkable example of the approach of art of the Modern era to the traditional iconography and figurative art of an ancient image. This majestic, monumental image once adorned the Veneration Tier of a large iconostasis possibly of a cat


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