Russian icons | Early Icons of Holy Russia • Part II

Icon: Holy Trinity B-1

Russia, Novgorod-region, second half 16th century
Tempera on panel, 107.5 x 81.5 cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, West Palm Beach, USA, since 1970’s
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00106596

Bibliography:
TEFAF catalogue 2018, p. 281

Icon: Anastasis B-2

Russia, Moscow, second half 16th century (vrezka)
Tempera on panel, 36 x 30 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, Germany
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153381

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: A Rare Walrus Bone Carved Cross B-3

Russia, late 15th century
8.7 x 4.6 cm

Provenance:
De Savitsch Collection, USA, since 1950’s
Sale De Savitsch Collection, Zürich, Switzerland, October 1st, 1956, Lot 88 (ill.)
Collection Alexandre Djanchieff, Paris
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153388

Bibliography:
Natalie Scheffer (ed.), Russian Ecclesiastical Art, A Descriptive Catalogue of the De Savitsch Collection, Washington D.C. 1951, cat. no. 69, plate 20, pp. 37, 38

Icon: The Annunciation and the Passion of Christ B-4

Russia, Vologda-region, late 16th / early 17th century
Tempera on panel, 32 x 27 cm

Provenance:
Christie’s London, 21 June 1977, Lot 63
Christie’s London, 20 October 1977, Lot 224
Private collection, Germany
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153391

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Saints Zosima and Savvati B-5

Russia, Moscow, second half 16th century
Tempera on panel, 36 x 29.5 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, Germany
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: 8451.5.SK

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Virgin ‘In Thee Rejoiceth’ B-6

Northern Russia, Vologda-region, second half 16th century
Carved walrus bone, 9.6 x 7.2 cm

Provenance:
Collection of the last King of Italy, Umberto II of Savoy (1904–1983) and his wife Princess Marie–José of Belgium (1906 – 2001), thence by descent
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153427

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Evangelist St Marc from a Royal Door B-7

Central Russia,, circa 1600
Tempera on panel, 57.5 x 40 cm

Provenance:
Sotheby’s London, 20 February 1985, Lot 143
Private collection, Rome
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153428

Icon: Lamentation of Christ B-8

Russia, late 16th century
Tempera on panel, 21 x 16.5 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, Rome, since 1970’s
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153429

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Archangel Michael Voyevoda (with gilt basma) B-9

Russia, Moscow, first half 17th century
Tempera on wood, 31.7 x 27.5 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, Europe
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153431

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: King David B-10

Northern Russia, early 17th century
Tempera on panel, 63.7 x 50.7 cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, Germany, since 1980’s
Bonhams London, 8 June 2009, Lot 117
Private Collection, London
Sotheby’s London, 3 June 2014, Lot 728
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: 7723.WK

Bibliography:
Hetty Roozemond, Eikon, Divine Beauty, Amsterdam 1981, pp. 66, 67

Icon: Mother of God from a Deesis (with original silver basma) B-11

Northern Russia, mid-17th century
Tempera on panel, 115 x 35 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, The Netherlands, since 1980’s
ALR Ref. No.: 10877.WK

Published:
R. Roozemond, De Wijenburgh, Ikon-Maria, 1979, pp. 162, 163; cat. no. 67

Icon: Mandylion B-12

Russia, Kostroma, circle of Nazari Istomin Savin (documented 1614-1632),
first half 17th century
Tempera on panel, 31.5 x 26 cm

Provenance:
George C. McGhee (1912 – 2005), Virginia, USA, thence by descent
Dallas Museum of Fine Art, Dallas, Texas, USA (on loan 1958 – 2019)
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153432

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Arapetskaya Mother of God B-13

Central-Russia, mid-17th century
Tempera on panel, silver-gilt oklad, 36.2 x 26.5 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, Rome, since 1970’s
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153430

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Nativity B-14

Central-Russia, 17th century
Tempera on panel, 32 x 27 cm

Provenance:
Christie’s London, June 21, 1977, Lot 38
Private collection, United Kingdom
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153434

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Finding of the Head of St John the Forerunner B-15

Russia, Kostroma, circle of Gury Nikitin (ca. 1620–1691),
third quarter 17th century
Tempera on panel, 30.5 x 27 cm

Provenance:
Dimitri Apazidis Collection, Stockholm, thence by descent
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153437

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Evangelist St Luke from a Royal Door B-16

Central-Russia, mid-17th century
Tempera on panel, 20 x 19 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, UK, since 2007
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153440

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Tabletkla with the Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise, St Theodor and the Last Judgement B-17

Russia, Kostroma-region, second half 17th century
Tempera on cloth, 25.5 x 22 cm (incl. wooden frame)

Provenance:
25.5 x 22 cm (incl. wooden frame)
ALR Ref. No.: S00153444

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Triptych with the Deesis B-18

Russia, Moscow, Armory Chamber, late 17th century
Tempera on wood, engraved silver gilt oklad, 10.5 x 18.3 x 2.8 (open)

Provenance:
Private collection, Germany
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153445

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Vladimirskaya Mother of God B-19

Russia, Moscow, first half 17th century
Tempera on panel, 32 x 27.5 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, UK, since 1923, thence by descent
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153447

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Three Carved Wooden Crosses B-20

Northern Russia, 17th and 18th century
17.5 x 8.5 cm / 16 x 9.7 cm / 17 x 8.6 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, France
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153450

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Christ Pantocrator (with enamel oklad) B-21

Russia, circa 1700
Tempera on wood, 9.7 x 9.4 cm

Provenance:
Collection Alexandre Djanchieff, Paris
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00153452

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Triptych with the Mother of God, the Miracle of the Archangel Michael at Chonae and the Prophet Elijah in the Desert B-22

Russia, 17th century
Tempera on wood, 24.5 x 9 cm (open)

Provenance:
Private collection, UK
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.:S00153451

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Synaxis of the Archangels B-23

Russia, 19th century
Tempera on panel, 31 x 26 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, Germany
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: 10877.13.WK

Bibliography:
Unpublished