Virgin of Kurskaya (Mother of God of Roots)
Icon in tempera with calk ground on a basswood panel, around 1700-1720
In the middle of the composition in a half-figure representation of the Mother of God with the adolescent Christ Emanuel.
The Blessed Mother is surrounded by nine leafy tendrils with prophets and royal ancestors of Christ, each holding an open parchment:
in rows from top left to right, King David, Moses, Isaiah, Zechariah, Awakim, King Solomon, Daniel, Jeremiah and Elijah.
Upper in the middle appears God the Father with the dove symbolizing the Holy Spirit.
On the reverse, in Russian, the following dedication:
I blessed my son Ivan Mikhailovich with this icon.
His mother Varvara Mikhailovna Tochbusina on August 11 ...
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4 200 €