MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 Jun 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


KOSTROMA, LAST QUARTER TO END OF THE 17TH CENTURY

93. THE MOTHER OF GOD OF FEODOROV

KOSTROMA, LAST QUARTER TO END OF THE 17TH CENTURY

71.5 by 56.5 cm.
35,000-40,000 pounds


The icon is a close, but not exact copy of the Mother of God of Feodorov, one of the most venerated miraculous images in Rus’. According to a legend written no earlier than the first third of the 17th century, after the burning of the town Gorod


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