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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1044

    ST. PITIRIM, BISHOP OF TAMBOV

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    ST. PITIRIM, BISHOP OF TAMBOV
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Portrayed frontal, half-length, blessing and bearing a staff, dressed in Episcopal attire, his elderly face, long hair and beard rendered with soft colours, his halo defined by a golden rim against the luminous background, the border of the realistic representation decorated with punched, polychrome flowers, set in a carved, wooden and gilded frame
    With frame: 17 7/8 x 15 in. (45.4 x 38.3 cm)


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