A MONUMENTAL ICON SHOWING THE ENTHRONED CHRIST Greek, 16th century Tempera on wood panel. Executed on a gold ground. Seated on a backless throne carved with figures of cherubs and supplemented with a red cushion and similar suppedaneum, blessing with his right hand and displaying the inscribed Gospel Book. Christ's serene face framed by parted hair arranged over his left shoulder, his features rendered with dark colours highlighted with bright striations, his chiton rendered as usual in red, but his himation unusually painted in deep green, the drapery emphaised with cream highlights. Losses, partially restored. 81.7 x 47 cm. Literature: Exhibition catalogue: Van een andere wereld, Kononklijk Museum voor schone kunsten Antwerpen, Antwerp 1997, No. 5. MONUMENTAL ICON WITH THE THRONENDOUS CHRIST Greece, 16th century Composite of two boards with two reverse sponki (erg.). Egg tempera on chalk ground, gold ground. 81,7 x 47 cm. Missing parts, partial rest. Literature: Exhibition catalogue: Van een andere wereld, Kononklijk Museum voor schone kunsten Antwerpen, Antwerp 1997, No. 5. 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.