NIKODIM KONDAKOV, LITSEVOY IKONOPISNYI PODLINNIK, 1905
Nikodim Pavlovich Kondakov (Russian 1844-1925), LITSEVOY IKONOPISNYI PODLINNIK. IKONOGRAFIYA GODPODA BOGA I SPASA NASHEGO IISUSA KHRISTA, TOM I [Iconography of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Vol. I]. (St. Petersburg: Izdanie Vysochaishe uchrezhdennogo Komiteta popechitelstva o russkoy ikonosipi [Highest Established Committee of Guardianship of Russian Iconography], 1905). Vol. I (only volume published). Folio (423 x 360 mm) hardcover with slipcase. 97 pp., 116 illustrations total: 14 color autotypes, 5 heliogravures, 40 phototype plates, 84 lithographic plates.
A rare, complete and important source outlining the authorized podlinniks (types) used by traditional icon painters.
This lot is being sold without reserve.
Acquired through inheritance by the descendants of Alexander Ivanovich Nelidov (1835-1910), Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Italy and France
Collection of the Nelidov family to the present day