Lot 120

A LARGE DOUBLE-SIDED PROCESSIONAL ICON SHOWING THE MOTHER OF GOD OF THE SIGN AND ST. JOHN THE FORERUNNER Russian, 18th century tempera on wood panel. Finely executed in great detail on a gold ground. Paint blistering with losses. 54.2 x 38.7 cm.
large-format processional icon with the mother of god of the sign and john the forerunner russia, 18th century wooden panel. Egg tempera on chalk ground, gold ground, garment folds in shell gold. 54.2 x 38.7 cm. Partial colour bulges with loss of substance.