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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1046

    FOUR METROPOLITANS OF MOSCOW

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    FOUR METROPOLITANS OF MOSCOW
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    From the left, portrayed are the Holy Metropolitans Peter (1308-1326), Aleksei (1354-1378), Jonah (1448-1461) and Philip I (1464-1473), all haloed and dressed in liturgical vestments, Christ appearing in heaven, blessing with both his hands, against a radiating background, the frame emulating contemporary enamelled oklads
    4 3/8 x 3½ in. (11.2 x 8.8 cm)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN REMOVED FROM A SCOTTISH HOUSE