Antique 16th Century Veneto-Cretan Christian Icon of Mother of God Elousa


Antique 16th Century Veneto-Cretan Christian Icon of Mother of God Elousa

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Antique 16th Century Veneto-Cretan Christian Icon of Mother of God Elousa:
$20000.00


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We are selling this very finely painted Veneto-Cretan school Mother of God Elousa Christian Icon. This beautiful Icon has very finely painted Mother of God and the Child on thick wood panel. The panel is 16th century and the madonna and child both have strange halo added. Several very similar panels, possibly by the same artist, have sold for 33,000 in Germany in 2018 and another one sold for 80,000 at Sotheby's in 2011.

Condition:Estate found condition. Craquelure on the surface with some losses to paint and heavy oxidation. Areas of wear to the gilded panel where halos might be. Some damages and losses to the panel including insect damages.

Dimensions:

Height 17 3/4 Inches 45.1 cm

Width 13 3/4 Inches 35.0 cm

Depth 1 1/8 Inches 2.8 cm

Some items we offer have age and wear, this wear due to age may include breaks, repairs, repainting, or restoration, we try to call this damage as well as possible but please refer to the photography for a full description.

We try to identify and describe our items to the best of our ability however we are not experts and our estimates of age, period or attribution should be taken as speculation and not fact.Our descriptions are solely there to assist buyers finding the items and are not an accurate description of the item in all cases. Ultimately the pictures we take serve as our description.

This fine antique is offered with a fair and reasonable fixed price, I trust my descriptions and photos detail this item to justify the asking price. If you do need information I have neglected to include, make an offer, or additional photos, please don't hesitate to ask, I will do my best to comply.

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Antique 16th Century Veneto-Cretan Christian Icon of Mother of God Elousa:
$20000.00

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