71: A Very Fine Old Russian Icon, 16th Century
A VERY FINE RUSSIAN ICON OF THE BEHEADING OF JOHN THE FORERUNNER, 16TH CENTURY. At upper right Christ sends an angel to comfort John in prison, at mid right he is lead to execution and at center he is beheaded, his head is shown in a salver below. The borders with silver basma. 12.5 inches x 10.5 inches (31 x 26.5 cm). In an excellent state of preservation.
A La Vieille Russie, New York, Exhibition of Russian icons, November-December 1962, catalog #48, according to a label on verso.
Little Rock, Arkansas, the Arkansas Art Center November 14, 1963- January 30, 1965