Russian icons | Early Icons of Holy Russia • Part III

Icon: St Paraskeve E-1

Russia, Novgorod, first half 15th century
Tempera on panel, 51.5 x 35 cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, Belgium, before 1978
Temple Gallery, London
Collection Bruce Chatwin, UK
Private Collection, UK
ALR Ref. No.: S00158650

Bibliography:
Edmond Voordeckers, Ikonen in Belgisch Particulier Bezit (exhib. cat.),
Ghent 1978, cat. no. 485; p. 171
Richard Temple, Icons: A Sacred Art, 30th Anniversary Exhibition Catalogue, London 1989, cat. no. 12; pp. 27, 55, 56

Icon: Crucifixion E-2

Russia, Moscow, second half 16th century
Tempera on panel, 40.6 x 30.5 cm

Provenance:
Hammer Galleries, New York, 1930s (according to Hammer Galleries, the icon comes from the imperial icon collection in the Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye Selo, St Petersburg)
Sotheby’s New York, 27 April 1972, Lot 147
Christie’s Geneva, 22 November 1974, Lot 124
Private Collection, New York
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00158651

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Holy Trinity E-3

Russia, Moscow under Pskov influence, circa 1600
Tempera on panel, 30.7 x 26.3 cm

Provenance:
Sotheby’s London, 19 February 1973, Lot 188
Christie’s Geneva, 22 November 1974, Lot 120
Private collection, New York
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00158652

Icon: Portrait of a Monk Saint E-4

Russia, late 16th century (vrezka)
Tempera on panel, 30.8 x 26 cm

Provenance:
Boris Bakhmeteff (1880-1951), Russian ambassador to the United States
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Humanities Fund Inc., 1972
Inv. No. 1972.145.18
Deaccession Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2019
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00158669

Bibliography:
Katharine Baetjer, European Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art
by Artists Born before 1865: A Summary Catalogue, 1995, p. 177

Icon: Deesis E-5

Northern Russia, Vologda or Kargopol-region, circa 1600
Panel, levkas, tempera, 31 x 78.5 cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, Netherlands
ALR Ref. No.: 10877.3.WK

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Birth of St John the Forerunner E-6

Russia, Moscow, mid-16th century
Tempera on panel, 32.2 x 27.8 cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, Italy
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00158679

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: St John Chrysostom E-7

Northern Russia, probably Karelia, early 17th century
Tempera on panel, 97,6 x 29 cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, Germany
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00158670

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Christ the Unsleeping Eye E-8

Russia, Moscow or Stroganov, first half 17th century
Tempera on panel, 30.7 x 26.7 cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, Germany
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00158680

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: St George Slaying the Dagon E-9

Northern Russia, probably Karelia, first half 17th century
Tempera on panel, 35.5 x 26.5 cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, France
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00158681

Bibliography:
Unpublished

A silver gilt Plaque with the Crucifixion from the Cover of a Gospel Book E-10

Russia, 17th century, 15.5 x 13 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, Netherlands, since 1970’s
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00158683

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Two Panels with Vita of St John the Forerunner E-11

Central Russia, second half 17th century
Tempera on panel, 49.5 x 22.7 cm (each panel)

Provenance:
De Wijenburgh, The Netherlands,1970s
Private collection, The Netherlands
Private collection, Belgium
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: 6365.4LP

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Entry into Jerusalem E-12

Russia, second half 17th century
Tempera on panel, 30.8 x 26.5 cm

Provenance:
Sotheby’s Parke Bernett, New York, 16 May 1974, lot 725
Private Collection, Switzerland
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00158682

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Nativity E-13

Northern Russia / Karelia, 17th century
Tempera on panel, 32.4 x 26.3 cm

Provenance:
Sotheby’s London, December 1972, Lot 165
Zerlin Collection, Germany
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: 7723.WK

Bibliography:
Galerie Ilas Neufert, Frühjahrskatalog Ikonen 1973,
München, cat. no. 185, pp. 12, 13
Ikonen aus Rheinischem Privatbesitz, (exhib.cat.), Cologne 1990, cat no. 95

Icon: Triptych with the Dormition, Anastasis and Pokrov of the Mother of God E-14

Russia, Volga-region, second half 17th century
Tempera on panel, original silver basma with natural stones, 34 x 12 cm (open)

Provenance:
Private collection, France
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: S00159103

Bibliography:
Unpublished

Icon: Feastday Icon with engraved silver basma (unmarked) E-15

Russia, Oldbelievers workshop, 19th century
Tempera on panel, 53 x 43 cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, Italy
Morsink Icon Gallery, Amsterdam
ALR Ref. No.: 10877.15.WK

Bibliography:
Unpublished