A MONUMENTAL ICON SHOWING THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL Macedonian, circa 1600 Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. Executed on a gold ground. The archangel Michael is represented frontally. With his right hand he raises a sword up high and in the left is the sphaira with the monogram of Christ. Losses, minimally restored. 84.2 x 49.2 cm. Literature: Exhibition catalogue: Golden light. Masterpieces of the Art of the Icon, Literature: Golden light. Masterpieces of the Art of the Icon, Kononklijk Museum voor schone kunsten Antwerpen, 1988, No. 113. MONUMENTAL ICON WITH THE ARCHITECT MICHAEL Macedonia, c. 1600 Heavy hardwood panel. Kovcheg, egg tempera on chalk ground, gold ground. 84,2 x 49,2 cm. Missing parts in the margins, min. rest. Literature: Exhibition catalogue: Golden light. Masterpieces of the Art of the Icon, Kononklijk Museum voor schone kunsten Antwerpen, 1988, No. 113. Please note: this lot has been imported from outside the EU for sale to be sold at auction under Temporary Admission. When Hargesheimer releases such property to buyers in the EU, the buyer will become the importer and Import VAT is payable at 7% on the hammer price. To receive a refund of VAT amounts/Import VAT a non-EU must have registered to bid with an address outside of the EU and provide immediate proof of correct export out of the EU. Exports made by companies from other EU member states will be exempt from VAT if they state their VAT identification number. Please note that this lot was temporarily imported from a third country for the auction. When the work of art is handed over to the buyer by Hargesheimer Fine Art Auctions Düsseldorf, the buyer becomes the importer and owes Hargesheimer Fine Art Auctions Düsseldorf the import VAT at the current rate of 7%. Exempt from VAT are export deliveries to third countries (i.e. outside the EU) and, if the VAT identification number is stated, deliveries to companies in EU member states.