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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1081

    THE APPARITION OF CHRIST TO ST. OLGA

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    THE APPARITION OF CHRIST TO ST. OLGA
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    The Princess St. Olga shown full-length, in three-quarter view, dressed in royal garments, crowned and haloed, with her hands raised in supplication, looking at Christ, the latter appearing from the open Heavens at the upper right corner of the imagery, blessing the saint and bearing the Book of Gospels; rendered naturalistically, against a hilly landscape and a river, the gold details glimmering against the darker colours behind
    12¼ x 10 3/8 in. (31.1 x 26.4 cm)


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