Lot 41

AN ICON SHOWING THE SMOLENSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD Russian, 18th century Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. The himation with gold folds. The haloes stripped to gesso, restored. 33.2 x 28.8 cm.
ICONE WITH THE MOTHER OF GOD OF SMOLENSK (SMOLENSKAYA) Russia, 18th century wooden panel with two back-sponki (one lost). Kovcheg, egg tempera on chalk ground, Himation with gold folds. 33.2 x 28.8 cm. Colour of the nimbuses removed, restorations.