MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 Jun 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


YAROSLAVL, 18TH CENTURY ICON, WITH 17TH CENTURY (?) FOLDS

95. A TRIPTYCH OF ST NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE-WORKER IN A SILVER-GILT OKLAD WITH SCENES FROM HIS LIFE

YAROSLAVL, 18TH CENTURY ICON, WITH 17TH CENTURY (?) FOLDS

Extended 48 by 66.5 cm, closed 48 by 32.5 cm.
45,000-55,000 pounds


St Nicholas the Miracle Worker was very widely venerated in Rus’, and in the Middle Ages, not a day passed in the life of a Russian without a prayer addressed to him. There were special iconographic interpretations and forms for the veneration of hi


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