Wed, Oct 18, 2017 10:00AM EDT - Thu, Oct 19, 2017 10:00AM EDT
A GROUP OF THREE RUSSIAN ICONS OF ARCHBISHOPS, LIKELY NOVGOROD, CIRCA 1700
the icons depicting (a) Nikita, Archbishop of Novgorod, (b) Euthymius of Novgorod, and (c) Aleksei, Metropolitan of Moscow. Each icon comprised of egg tempera, gold leaf, and gesso on wood panel. Two with double insert-splints on the back, one (Archbishop Nikita) with a single insert-splint on the back. Each icon measuring 21.2 x 10.4 cm (8 3/8 x 4 1/16 in.) individually. Overall length when juxtaposed: 31.5 cm (13 3/8 in.).
Acquired 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