Icon The Enthroned Mother of God Athos

ENTHRONED MOTHER OF GOD NIKOPAJA

IN A CARVED FRAME

Thin basswood panel with egg tempera colors on a carved and gilded frame .

The Virgin is seated on a magnificent throne and looks to the viewer.

She holds the Christ sitting on her lap, chistus is hodling  a scroll in the left  and raised his right hand in the gesture of blessing.

At the bottom the inscription " In humble adoration donated by the servant of God Philodoros "

further signed and dated by John Penezelios 1737 Karyes Mount Athos Greece .

In the original state of preservation with some abrasions .

Expertise Bernhard Bornheim 1996

A collector's item!
 

 

 

101. Art and Antiques Munich

from 15th October to 23th October 2221 

Haus der Kunst  Prinzregentenstrasse 1 80538 Munich, Germany