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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1024

    THE ANNUNCIATION

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE ANNUNCIATION
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Consisting of two panels, the first one showing the youthful archangel Gabriel blessing and holding a branch of white lilies, the other one depicting the Mother of God in front of a stand, reading a Book, the faces rendered realistically with gentle colours, the rayed haloes and background with tooled decoration
    Each panel: 22½ x 10½ in. (57.25 x 26.75 cm) (2)


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