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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1094

    A BISHOP

    MELCHITE, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BISHOP
    MELCHITE, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY
    Portrayed frontal, full-length, standing on a suppedaneum, his right hand raised in benediction, his halo and omophorion decorated with crosses, his vestment with flower buds, against a blue arch, rendered schematically with bright colours, on canvas, hanging from a brass rod
    77½ x 29 in. (196.9 x 73.7 cm)


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