DoneSun, Nov 06, 2016 10:30 AM EST
New York, NY, USA
19th Century Russian & Ukrainian Icon Auction
Arising from the Russian and Ukranian Orthodox worlds are icons that carry rich histories and intricate religious symbolism. Depicting Gospel scenes, these ornate paintings on wooden canvases and brass sand-castings remain faithful to the stories of Virgin Mary and Christ. A few rare pieces were even specially commissioned by aristocratic families. Through this one-of-a-kind sale, discover and decode traditions that remain central to the Russian Orthodox tradition.