Lot 718

Icon with hymn to the Virgin
30.5 x 26.5 cm.
Stroganov workshop, first quarter of the 17th century.

Egg tempera on wood with raised edge. This one with depiction of two saints. Minor loss of colour.

The Stroganov family was one of the richest of that time, collected art from all periods and materials and opened painting workshops in many places. The most important one was in Moscow and was run by Simon Ushakov (from 1640). (12414712) (13)