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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1010

    A QUADRIPARTITE ICON

    RUSSIAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A QUADRIPARTITE ICON
    RUSSIAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Christ's lifeless body hanging on the cross, Lord Sabaoth appearing above in blessing, two angels with veiled hands leaning towards the Crucifix, the middle register occupied by the personifications of the sun and the moon and two groups of mourners against the buildings of Jerusalem, the upper compartments portraying Sts. Blaise and Haralambii, the respective ones at the bottom depicting two images of the Mother of God, the Vladimirskaya at the left and the "Soother of Sorrows" opposite; painted on gold ground with bright colours
    28 x 22¾ in. (71.2 x 57.8 cm)


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