5527 | Antiques, Orthodox, Russian icon: THE TIKHVINSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD


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A FINE ICON SHOWING THE TIKHVINSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD Russian, 18th century Tempera on gesso on wood panel. The expressive faces delicately executed with soft earthly tones, their garments rendered in deep colours, the chiton highlighted with dense chrysography. Two selected saints on the borders: Guardian Angel and St. Catherine. Minor areas of retouching.

Size: 12 1/2” x 10 1/2” (32 x 27 cm.)