Antique Russian icon Protection of the Mother of God with Riza 1870, 22x18 cm

Model: IC004160
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Antique Russian icon Protection of the Mother of God with 1870 riza, measuring 21.3x17x1 cm.
One of the major Byzantine hymnographers is generally connected to this icon, Saint Roman the Melode who according to tradition is said to have possessed a graceless voice until the Virgin appeared and gave him the gift of singing. in the upper part of the icon the Virgin appears at the bedside of Romano the Melode ordering him to swallow a scroll, once the command has been executed he obtained the...

  • Shipping Weight: 2Kg
  • Materials: Wood- levkas Riza in "84 silver
  • Origin: Moscow, Russia

MEASURES

  • Height21.3 cm
  • Width17 cm
  • Depth1 cm
  • Height8.39 in
  • Width6.69 in
  • Depth0.39 in
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Antique Russian icon Protection of the Mother of God with 1870 riza, measuring 21.3x17x1 cm.
One of the major Byzantine hymnographers is generally connected to this icon, Saint Roman the Melode who according to tradition is said to have possessed a graceless voice until the Virgin appeared and gave him the gift of singing. in the upper part of the icon the Virgin appears at the bedside of Romano the Melode ordering him to swallow a scroll, once the command has been executed he obtained the gift of song and the genius of the composition.
The icon presents various heads and figures of angels multiplied accordingly, typical of an iconographic elaboration of the subject of the XVII-XVIII century. In the lower register there is Romano represented in deacon robes standing on the ambo, during the liturgical celebration attended by the imperial court with a perspective that allows you to see both the exterior of the large multi-domed temple, and the interior where the appearance.

Origin: Moscow, Russia
Technique: Egg tempera
Materials: wood - levkas - 84 '' silver riza
Measures: 21.3x17x1cm
Period: 1870
The icon comes with a certificate of guarantee and originality. Includes a report prepared by the experts of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage of Russia, and export documents.

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