Antique Russian Icon Old 18th Century C 1800 Tikhvin Mother Of God Икона Icons For Sale
Russian Icon: "The Tikhvin Mother of God"
Age: Circa 1800.
Iconography:In this Russian South-West regional Icon, the variation of the Hodegitria Mother of God stems from an icon that appeared in 1383 in a beam of light, floating on the strem Tikhvinka near town of Tikhvin, Russia.A church, dedicated to the Dormition of the Virgin, was built near the place, where this miraculous icon made its appearance. The city of Tikhvin (was believed) protected from the invading Swedish armies at the beginning of the 17th century due to the presence of the original of this icon.
Medium:Egg tempera,Embossed silver leaf colored by yellow varnish, on wood panel.
Size:12 1/2" high x 10" wide[30 cm x 25 cm]; thickness of the panel 1 inch[2 1/4 condition. Some re-touching predominantly on the borders. Craquelure (small cracks) spreads on the entire surface of the painting. Left edge burned by a candle. Two slats and small piece of wood on verso are missing. See Estate of the Duchess of out my other items! orfor many other interesting and valuable,especially to collectors or fine art enthusiasts, paintings. Check out our" Buy it NOW" or Best Offer" listings. We gladly combine purchases for reduced shipping. Sign up for my email newsletters by adding my store to your Favorites Thank
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Antique Russian Icon Old 18th Century C 1800 Tikhvin Mother Of God Икона Icons: $850