Sold for:
$6,400

PROVENANCE William Doyle Galleries, New York. Collection of Bernard Winters, Armonk, New York a variant of Mother of God Eleousa (Virgin of Tenderness or "Umilenie") - the Playful Child, representing one of the copies of the ancient wonderworking icon of the Mother of God from Cyprus that had been located in a monastery on Mount Kykkos; the Child Christ depicted in Mother Mary`s arms, with his swinging legs turned to one side and the body and the head to the other; shown holding an unfolded scroll inscribed with a quotation from Isaiah`s prophesy The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me in Old Slavonic. Egg tempera, gold leaf and gesso on wood panel with double kovcheg. Two insert splints on the back, both missing. 31.7 x 28 cm (12 1/2 x 11 in.) Bernard J. Winters was a philanthropist and art collector who was captivated by Russian icons. Over a fifty-year period, he worked closely with Sotheby`s, Christie`s, and private collectors to cultivate his collection. His monumental icons, as well as those purchased from Natalie Hays Hammond, daughter of John Hays Hammond, diplomat, were some of his favored items.


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2014-10-25

Archived auctions similar to A RUSSIAN ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KYKKOS (THE MERCIFUL), STROGANOV SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY Down arrow


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$8,400

PROVENANCE: Sotheby`s New York, December 6, 1994, lot 158 LOT NOTES: The Abalakskaya (Abalatskaya-Znamenskaya) icon of the Mother of God is Siberia`s most venerated holy Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2013-11-16


Sold for:
$2,700

THIS LOT IS BEING SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE PROVENANCE: Inherited by the present owner from Maria Fedorovskaya, Ukrainian ?migr?, renowned gypsy dancer, and later founder of Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2013-05-18


Sold for:
$420

THIS LOT IS BEING SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE PROVENANCE: Inherited by the present owner from Maria Fedorovskaya, Ukrainian ?migr?, renowned gypsy dancer, and later founder of Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2013-05-18


Sold for:
$246

Russian Icon Depicting the Mother of God, 19th century, the kovcheg panel with two patron saints to each side centering the central four depictions of Read more…


Auctioneer:
Skinner

Date:
2016-10-07


Sold for:
$7,680

PROVENANCE Natalie Hays Hammond, daughter of John Hays Hammond, famous mining engineer, diplomat, and philantropist Collection of Bernard Winters, as of 1965 (acquired directly from Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2014-10-25


Sold for:
$584

Russian Icon Depicting the Mother of God, Houli, 19th/20th century, shown with Christ seated on her arm, both with gilt crowns and halos, on a Read more…


Auctioneer:
Skinner

Date:
2013-01-12


Sold for:
$246

Modern Russian Icon Depicting the Mother of God, shown with the Christ child raising his hand in benediction, within a gilded scalloped background and framed Read more…


Auctioneer:
Skinner

Date:
2016-01-14


Sold for:
$25,000

PROVENANCE Natalie Hays Hammond, daughter of John Hays Hammond, famous mining engineer, diplomat, and philantropist Collection of Bernard Winters, as of 1965 (acquired directly from Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2014-10-25


Sold for:
$3,125

the Virgin Mary is depicted in the center of the icon, lying next to the Divine Child, on her right side the Magi are shown Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2016-03-12


Sold for:
$3,125

the Virgin Mary is depicted in the center of the icon, lying next to the Divine Child, on her right side the Magi are shown Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2016-03-12