Two Russian Icons by Unknown Artist

1) Possibly a 16th century copy of an icon known as 'Our Lady's Tenderness'; 2) Icon with scenes from the life of Christ, late 18th century.

Details

Dimensions:
1) 22 x 17 cm; 2) 30.5 x 27 cm
Acquired in:
1960
Presented by:
L M Angus-Butterworth through The Art Fund

These two paintings are part of a collection of 33 works presented to 17 public collections by Mr L M Angus-Butterworth in memory of his father, the late Walter Butterworth.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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