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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1042

    FOUR FAMILY SAINTS WITH LORD SABAOTH

    RUSSIAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    FOUR FAMILY SAINTS WITH LORD SABAOTH
    RUSSIAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Archangel Michael with white wings, wearing bright garments, a cuirass and a cape, equipped with a sword and a shield, flanked by Sts. Alexandra and Dmitriy, with a Child saint in the foreground, Lord Sabaoth emerging from the clouds above, both his hands raised in blessing, the globe in front of him; the saints standing on a realistically rendered ground, the background including the haloes and border made of gold, the stylised decoration emulating contemporary metal oklads
    12½ x 29½ in. (31.7 x 24.1 cm)


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