Russian Icon 18th century Antique (Joy of All Who Sorrow), for sale July 28 Auction

LOT 140

Title: (Joy of All Who Sorrow)
Medium: Egg tempera, gold leaf and gesso on wood panel
Size: 31 x 26 cm. (12 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.
Date: 18th century
NOTES: Depicting Virgin Mary holding the Christ Child in her hands, both in a blue mandorla, presiding over an assembly of angels, saints, and the afflicted. Written pleas seen on the scrolls, with God the Father blessing the scene from the Heavens.