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$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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$3,125

the Virgin Mary shown with her hand gently resting against her head, tenderly looking down upon the Christ Child resting in her lap. Egg tempera, Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2016-03-12


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$10,625

the basma oklad with intricate chased and design featuring a network of C-scrolls and rocailles. Egg tempera, gold leaf, and gesso on wood panel with Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2015-05-16


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$1,375

A pensive Mother of God is holding the Divine Child with an opened scroll in one arm, while her other hand is pressed against her Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2014-10-25


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$1,375

the Theotokos is depicted wearing an omophorion covered with clouds, symbolizing the Higher World, the usual representation of the Holy Trinity on her head and Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2016-03-12


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$5,100

Depicts Mother Mary and the Christ Child presiding over an assembly of saints, angels and the afflicted, six various saints including St. John of Egypt Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2013-02-16


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$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


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$720

THIS LOT IS BEING SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE the radiating figure of the Virgin and the Christ Child surrounded by a group of ten saints. Egg Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2013-05-18


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$12,000

Egg tempera, gold leaf and gesso on wood panel with a kovcheg. Two insert splints on the back. 31.3 x 26.5 cm. (12 5/8 x Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2013-02-16


Sold for:
$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:
$1,536

the central icon depicting the Holy Virgin standing on a pedestal and blessing the surrounding suppliants an Guardian Angels, the figure of Christ with the Read more…


Auctioneer:
Shapiro Auctions

Date:
2016-09-17