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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1099

    ST. NICHOLAS

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

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    ST. NICHOLAS
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    The saint portrayed frontal, half-length, facing the onlooker while blessing and displaying the open Gospels, Christ and his Mother floating on clouds, the first one offering to the saint the Book of Gospels and the second the Episcopal stole, the features of the saint rendered delicately, his garments depicted in a folk style
    11 15/16 x 9 15/16 in. (30.3 x 25.2 cm)


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