List of Russian Icons. Part 3. Icons of Vladimir-Suzdal.

Icons of Vladimir-Suzdal. Theotokos of Bogolyubovo 1155. Painted: Bogolyubovo Current location: Convent of Princesses, Vladimir Our Lady of Saint Theodore// Saint Paraskevi (double-sided). Painted: Gorodets-on-the-Volga (Alexander Nevsky‘s family) Current location: Theophany Monastery,Kostroma Deesis with the Archangels 1180s. Painted: Dormition Cathedral, Moscow. Current location: State Tretyakov Gallery. Deesis with John the Baptist and the Virgin. Painted: Dormition Cathedral, Moscow. Current location:…

Russian Icon Lady of Vladimir

The Theotokos of Vladimir also known as Our Lady of Vladimir or Virgin of Vladimir and “The Vladimir Madonna” – is one of the most venerated Orthodox icons and a typical example of Eleusa Byzantine iconography. The Theotokos (Greek word for Virgin Mary, literally meaning “Birth-Giver of God”) is regarded as the holy protectress of…

Art market sales, 2001.

Fears of a dire crisis for the art market following the deadly terrorist attacks against the World Trade Center twin towers in New York and the Pentagon in Washington seemed to fade away between November 5th and 7th 2001 thanks to a series of record bids during the sales of the Hoener, Smooke and Gaffé collections.