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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1070

    THE BETRAYAL OF CHRIST BY JUDAS

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE BETRAYAL OF CHRIST BY JUDAS
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    A Roman soldier dressed in armour, grabbing Christ while the latter is being kissed by Judas, two Jews at the right animating with their hands, the apostle Peter in the foreground snatching the hair of a servant of the high priest and raising his sword to cut off his ear; rendered with bright colours on a realistically painted background
    12 3/16 x 10¼ in. (31 x 26 cm)


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