Lot 30
 

30

Estate / Collection: Property from a Private New York Collection

Russian Icon of the Tikhvin Mother of God
Probably 16th century
Rectangular, the Mother of God and Christ Child depicted half-length, the reverse applied with a Mosgostorg label, no. 5359, and Hammer Galleries exhibition label, dated August 2-31, 1937. Height 14 1/8 inches (35.9 cm.), width 12 inches (30.5 cm).

Provenance:
Mosgostorg, Moscow, 1930s.
With Hammer Galleries, New York, 1937.

Exhibited:
New York, Hammer Galleries, Seven Centuries of Russian Icon Painting, August 2-31, 1937, no. 76.

Sold for $17,500
Estimated at $2,500 - $3,500

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Estate / Collection: Property from a Private New York Collection

Russian Icon of the Tikhvin Mother of God
Probably 16th century
Rectangular, the Mother of God and Christ Child depicted half-length, the reverse applied with a Mosgostorg label, no. 5359, and Hammer Galleries exhibition label, dated August 2-31, 1937. Height 14 1/8 inches (35.9 cm.), width 12 inches (30.5 cm).

Provenance:
Mosgostorg, Moscow, 1930s.
With Hammer Galleries, New York, 1937.

Exhibited:
New York, Hammer Galleries, Seven Centuries of Russian Icon Painting, August 2-31, 1937, no. 76.

Panel bowed; age crack to center; losses to painting and gesso in areas. Areas of wear to surface from oklad (now lost). The reverse with areas of worming and losses. No inpainting indicated under UV light.

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