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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1013

    A VITA ICON OF ST. NICHOLAS

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A VITA ICON OF ST. NICHOLAS
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Portrayed half-length, blessing and carrying the inscribed Gospels with his left veiled hand, the full-size figures of Christ and his Mother in almond-shaped glories offering the saint his attributes, surrounded by sixteen scenes, each narrating an event from the saint's life, painted in detail with bright colours
    14 x 12 3/8 in. (35.5 x 31.5 cm)


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