A LARGE ICON SHOWING THE TIKHVINSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD Russian, late 18th century Tempera on wood panel. Executed on a gold ground. Minor vertical crack. areas of restoration to the borders. 46.2 x 37 cm. large icon with the mother of god of tikhvin (Tikhvinskaya) Russia, late 18th century composite of four boards with two back-sponki. Egg tempera on chalk ground, gold ground. 46.2 x 37 cm. Min. vertical crack, margin partly rest.