Greek icons | Icons at the Crossroad of Cultures • Part II

Icon: Virgin and Child A-1

Byzantine or Byzantine-trained painter working in Venice, ca. 1350
Tempera on wood, 31.8 x 23 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, Spain, since 1970’s
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ALR Ref. No.: S00150702

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Triptych with the Madre della Consolazione and the Man of Sorrows A-2

Crete, circle of Nikolaos Tzafouris, late 15th century
Tempera on wood, 20.8 x 44 cm (open), 20.8 x 15 cm (closed)

Provenance:
Private collection, South of France, since 1970’s
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ALR Ref. No.: S00150706

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: St Andreas A-3

Crete, first half 16th century
Tempera on wood, 38.3 x 29.1 cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, France
Private collection, Germany
ALR Ref. No.: S00151365

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Madre della Consolazione A-4

Veneto-Cretan, early 16th century
Tempera on wood, 46.8 x 36.5 cm

Provenance:
French noble family since the early 1900’s
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ALR Ref. No.: S00150709

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Nativity A-5

Veneto-Cretan, first third 16th century
Signed on the reverse: [Angelus] Bitzamanus (1467 – 1532)
[BI]TZAMANVS G[RECUS] [PI]NXIT, 24.5 x 18 cm (excl. frame)

Provenance:
Private collection, Switzerland
Galerie Koller, Zürich, 15 May 1981, lot 5040
Private collection, Switzerland
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ALR Ref. No.: S00150708

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Triptych with the Crucifixion A-6

Italo-Cretan, Ioanes Maria Scupula, Otranto (attributed), first half 16th century
Tempera on wood, 12.7 x 23.5 cm (open), 12.7 x 8.2 cm (closed)

Provenance:
Private collection, The Netherlands
Christie’s Amsterdam, 20 September 2007, Lot 523A
Private collection, The Netherlands
ALR Ref. No.: S00151414

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: St Nicholas A-7

Crete, early 16th century
Tempera on wood, 28,5 x 21.5 cm

Provenance:
Janos Wagner Collection, Hungary
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ALR Ref. No.: S00128093

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Head of St John the Forerunner A-8

Greece, 17th century, signed Daniēl hieromonachos
Tempera on wood, 27 x 22 cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, Switzerland
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
ALR Ref. No.: S00128095

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Mother of God A-9

Crete or Ionian Islands, mid-17th century
Tempera on wood, 24.7 x 18 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, USA
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ALR Ref. No.: S00151040

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Entrance of the Virgin into the Temple A-10

Ionian Islands, second half 17th century
Tempera on wood, 46.7 x 37.7 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, USA
Private Collection, Germany
ALR Ref. No. S00151038

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: St Catherine A-11

Greece, first half 17th century
Tempera on wood, 33 x 25 cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, UK
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ALR Ref. No. S00150761

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Sanctification Cross A-12

Greece, probably Mount Athos, signed and dated on the base:
Dionisios hieromonachos, 1787
Wood, silver gilt, enamel, glass-paste and pearls, 25 x 12 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, USA
Purchased by Jan Morsink Ikonen, 1996
Private collection, The Netherlands, since 1997
ALR Ref. No. S00151414

Bibliography:
Karin Braamhorst, Ikonen Lexicon, Warnsveld 2004, p. 23