29 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 3,250
MOTHER OF GOD "JOY TO ALL WHO GRIEVE"
RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK D. SHELAPUTIN IN CYRILLICS, MOSCOW, 1889
The Mother of God standing on clouds, supporting the Christ Child in an upright position, flanked by two angels with inscribed scrolls, at the top the Holy Trinity, between the seated figures of Christ and his Father, the globe topped by the Instruments of the Passion, the lower part of the composition crowded with the afflicted people, painted with greens and reds, highlighted in gold, with a silver oklad and a gilt cut-out halo
13 x 10¼ in. (33 x 26 cm)
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