Russian Icons for Sale at Hargesheimer Kunstauktionen Düsseldorf
It is needless to say that the best examples of antique Russian icons are carefully preserved in the art museums, churches, and monasteries around the world. However, it does not mean that you cannot buy an exceptional piece of Russian icon art for your own collection. You can check out antique stores, consult Russian icon experts, and participate in specialized auctions conducted by auction houses worldwide. For example, let us recommend visiting Hargesheimer Kunstauktionen Düsseldorf that offers some of the best Russian icons for sale. One of the auctions run by this reputable auction house was held on April 24-25.
Russian icons for sale at Hargesheimer Kunstauktionen Düsseldorf
Hargesheimer Kunstauktionen Düsseldorf is an auction house in Düsseldorf, Germany, specializing in selling and buying Russian art, Asian art, Old Master paintings, sculptures and bronzes, jewelry and watches, modern art, and 19th-century artworks. It also features auctions dedicated to religious icon art. One of them, titled “Russian and Greek Icons,” was held on April 24-25, offering an amazing selection of hand-painted icons for any budget. Below are several highlights for you to enjoy.
- Icon of the Mother of God from a church iconostasis, with main liturgical feasts and selected saints (see picture above). Russia, 16th century. Tempera on wood panel with double kovcheg.
- Icon of the Mother of God of the Passion. Russia, 18th century. Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg.
- Icon of Our Lady of Kazan, with a legend. Russia, Kholuy, Efim Denisov, 19th century. Tempera on wood panel. Executed on a gold ground.
- Icon of Our Lady of Vladimir. Russia, late 19th century. Oil on metal on wood panel with cloth backing. Overlaid with a silver-gilt, filigree, and cloisonné enamel oklad.
- Icon of Our Lady of Kazan and Our Lady of the Sign. Russia, 19th century. Oil on wood panel.
Hargesheimer Kunstauktionen Düsseldorf offers a whole range of other amazing Russian icons for sale. So, if you are looking for something exceptional, check out their website for more options.