Icons were taken on journeys as a protection, they marched at the head of armies, and presided at the races in the hippodrome. We offer a diverse collection of 16th 19th century russian icons. Maryhill museum vladimir mother of god late 19th century russian icon 01a. See more ideas about russian icons, orthodox icons and russian orthodox. Saint nicholas the wonderworker, with the deesis tier and the selected saints. The personal and improvisatory traditions of iconographic novelty. The moment mother of god died, christ appears to take her soul. Here with volumes i and ii are almost 400 tracings of antique icons that are not the classics found in all albums of russian icons, but rather represent iconography as it was known at the end of the nineteenth century when there was a return to basics. Russian icons and pictures including works by nonconformist on 29 november 2007 at london, south kensington. Central russian last judgment icon with a dizzying array of saints, angels, devils and sinners. In this volume 224 pages of stunning fullcolor prints of russian icons c. We sell faberge, russian icons, greek icons, russian silver, religious icons, russian woodwork, russian works of art, doubleheaded eagles.
A large number of beautifully illustrated books have been published on this subject. Iconastas sells russian art and russian antiques from a shop in piccadilly arcade in london, uk. The russian icons from the 17th and 18th centuries are undervalued at the moment and would be a meaningful investment. The walls of churches were covered inside from floor to roof with icons, scenes from the bible, allegorical groups. Great easter 2020 new collection includes our icons and very strong icons from other private collections. Christ is identifiable by his cruciform halo, and holds a book, denoting the new.
A selection of our prints is available for sale directly from this website, see prints for sale. Morsink icon gallery at 454 keizersgracht, amsterdam. In examining the evolution of russian iconography, this book opens a new window on russian religious life. Saint george, the main icon of yuriev monastery in novgorod, century. Rare 18th century antique russian icon of christ enthroned in 15th century style. The subjects of early russian icons by a kostsova abebooks.
Russian antique icons, greek icons, balkan icons, coptic icons, ethiopian icons,17th century icons, 18th century icons, rare icons, icons of the virgin and child, icons of christ pantocrator, the deesis, st george, st michael, antique greek icons, carved icons,brass icons, russian crosses, russian brass icons. Atkinson was an art critic who inter alia wrote two books on english painters. His specialty goes from the 16th to 19th century icons, and his impressive personal orthodox icon collection built on the theme of russian feasts dates back to the mid19th century. Old chronicles tell us the pagan rulers of kiev concluded that their nation was rising on the world stage and as a world power needed to change its religion to increase the spiritual and cultural level of the nation. The tradition of painting icons started in russia following the conversion of the kievan rus to orthodox christianity in 988 ad. Oleg is known in close circles of museums and galleries. Mar 17, 2015 orthodox icons are typically egg tempura paintings on wood, often small. Icons hold a central place in the russian orthodox faith, and their story is both a celebration of years of christianity in russia and a history of the church in relation to the political milieu. Dormation, russia moscowpalech, 19th century, tempera on wooden board, size 35. From its origin to the sixteenth century lazarev, viktor nikitich. Icons are a large part of russian history because of the popularity and the significance of these icons.
Russian icons of the 16th century or earlier are rare and their prices in the auctions rising at every sale. Antique russian icon hand painted with tempera on board, 1860. Our varied selection of historic and more recent designs provide a number of options for beautiful home and office decorations. The russian national state shares common roots with ukraine in the capital city of ancient russ, kiev, situated on the dnieper river. During this time, the russian artists preserved byzantine traditions, influenced by theophanes the greek, which became the framework for later russian art novgorod was an economic and cultural center in th and 14th century russia, when most of the. By the eighth century, icons had become a major part of eastern devotion. Vintage byzantine russian painted goldplated wood icon holy family. Generally, icons used in orthodox churches strictly followed formulas hallowed by usage originating in constantinople. Jul 26, 2015,antique russian icons for sale amsterdam,staryye russkiye ikony dlya prodazhi,antique russian icons sale collection ricus dullaert amsterdam netherlands europe.
See all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. His specialty goes from the 16th to 19thcentury icons, and his impressive personal orthodox icon collection built on the theme of russian feasts dates back to the mid19th century. A rare instance of an icon being brought to england is the 18thcentury st. Over unique items are available for purchase in our online store. The russian store is your trusted source for genuine antique russian icons and catholic relics. Icons are revelations of the divine, and some icon artists have been beatified. Moscow began a local artistic development parallel to that of novgorod and other centres as it rose to.
This volume, a grand presentation of russian religious painting from the mideleventh to the sixteenth century, serves as a magnificent memorial to lazarevs accomplishments. Home orthodox icons 17th and 18th century russian icons russian icons from the 17th and 18th centuries are still enormously undervalued and because of this, they make a worthwhile investment. Over the past three decades, particularly since the collapse of the soviet union, ever increasing numbers of russian icons have been seen in western countries like the united states. Sothebys auctions russian works of art, faberge and. Having said that, we always suggest that you only buy icons that resonate with you and that you know you will be able to live with.
The sale will also feature a copper charger produced by the imperial stroganov school in the early 20th century, with russian folk scenes enamelled in the schools distinctive art nouveau style. From its origin to the sixteenth century english ed. The icon without frame and kiot is approximately 8 34 x 7 x 1 22 cm x 17 12 cm x 2 12 cm. A russian thirteenth to fourteenthcentury icon depicting christ pantocrator. Russian and greek icons of the 1718th centuries russian icons of the 16th century and earlier are getting harder to find with prices in the auctions rising at every sale. The feast of the dormation is celebrated on the 15 of august. Looking at the plates, the reader will understand why. The subjects of early russian icons by kostsova and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Russian icons spring art books by rice, tamara talbot and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
Oct 27, 2009 icons are a large part of russian history because of the popularity and the significance of these icons. Certificate of the authenticity available upon request of the buyer. Nancy mcdarby, viktor nikitich lazarev, colette joly dees. In russian orthodox church there is a tradition of believe in the intercession of saints. Please scroll down for more photos pa residents please add sales tax. Since the collapse of the soviet union, many russian icons have been repatriated via direct purchase by russian museums, private russian collectors, or as was the case of pope john paul ii giving an 18th century copy of the famous our lady of kazan icon to the russian orthodox church, returned to russia in good faith. That is why in the 19th and early 20th centuries, icon painting in russia went into a great decline with the arrival of.
Holy gate royal doors, arkhangelsk regional museum of fine arts. In our gallery you will find an exquisite collection of russian icons from the 16th to the 19th century. Iconastas is the longest running russian art and antique dealer in the uk. Iconastas russian icons, russian antiques and faberge, london. In fact, many exceptional religious icon paintings e. New listing antique russian icon painting on board. This is one of the best collections of all time that were presented in our gallery. Saint john the theologian with oklad and embroilment, russia, 19th century, tempera on wooden panel, 40 x 29. Besides the traditional wooden russian icon we also present a sizeable collection of russian metal travelling icons. Russian orthodox icons eastern orthodox icons christian icons.
Ancient russian icons from the xiith to the xixth centuries. F, first ed, 2004, sothebys, russian pictures, works of art and icons for 2004 london auction and exhibition, softcover, 16x21cm, 318 high gloss verey white pp, 269 full colour paintings, 63 icons in full colour, 275 other works of art in full colour, a tight square fresh copy showing no wear, like new, mint. Vintage byzantine russian painted goldplated wood icon onception of the virgin. Faculty books and book chapters by an authorized administrator of. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Much research has been done on ancient icons but very little is available on russian icons of the 18th, 19th and early 20th century. Dormation, 19th century, russian icon liveauctioneers. Every person who was baptized was named in honor of a specific saint, it is considered that this saint is a. The use and making of icons entered kievan rus following its conversion to orthodox. During this time, the russian artists preserved byzantine traditions, influenced by theophanes the greek, which became the framework for later russian art. The mark gallery is home to an extensive collection of 16th19th century russian and greek icons. Nonetheless, russian icons eventually acquired a decorative character. A further highlight is an extremely rare icon signed by a late 16th century master of the cretan school, george klontzas. In the 17th century, icons of simon ushakov and other masters lost much of the initial spiritual strength by giving a greater attention to the physical aspects, such as shading nuances compare the 14th century icon of the image of the savior notmadebyhands with that of.
The1900s palekh, mstera and monastic school icons and icons with highly decorative silver. The novgorod school is a russian school noted for its icon and mural painters active from the 12th century through the 16th century in novgorod. It is believed that the best antique russian icons were created before the 17 th century when russian icon art began to decline. The russian icons from the 17th and 18th centuries are still undervalued and would make a worthwhile investment, although we always suggest that you only buy icons you know. We sell, buy, appraise, and advise on antique objects of christian devotion. There is a rich history and rich patterns of religious symbolism associated with icons. Moscow school, major school of late medieval russian icon and mural painting that flourished in moscow from about 1400 to the end of the 16th century, succeeding the novgorod school as the dominant russian school of painting and eventually developing the stylistic basis for a national art. The materials in this presentation comprise the illustrational and, in selected cases, textual content of nearly 100 published works dating from the period circa 1830 to 1935, although there are individual titles dating from the 18th century, as well as highquality, limited edition 19th century reprints of much earlier materials. Besides the traditional wooden icons we also present a sizeable collection of metal travelling. According to a legend the twelve apostles were present at the moment mother of god died. They tell a story about a country and give us an idea of what it was like to live in 18 th century russia. Those unfamiliar with the russian icon might well find this work the finest possible introduction to this field. Russian icons and pictures including works by nonconformist. Dear our icon friends, we are in a hurry to share with you that our new longawaited collection is ready.
Nov 29, 2007 bid inperson or online for the upcoming auction. Early icons of holy russia part i part ii morsink icon gallery. Antique russian icons sale amsterdam russian icons amsterdam. Then, it was difficult to find suitable patterns and models for icons. Plate books from the russian empire, early soviet russia, and eastern europe, 17301935. Gorgeous rare small old antique russian icon jesus. Russian icons are treasured all over the world as one of the most classic and wellrecognized forms of christian art. Russian icons russian site is dedicated to russian craft products and to cultural, historical, literature and folk heritage. Below you can find an impression of our collection. Media in category 16th century icons of russia the following 150 files are in this category, out of 150 total.6 331 428 1045 619 750 86 361 1074 9 1545 1634 1336 510 257 1008 1675 1403 1018 1537 1228 309 1414 920 1029 817 988 66 639 332 1053 970 1200 706 103 370 105 24 1096 487 1242