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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 214

    THE CRUCIFIXION

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

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    THE CRUCIFIXION
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    In the centre the Crucifix in relief on the summit of Golgotha, flanked by the instruments of the Passion against the buildings of Jerusalem, surrounded by inscriptions, the Mother of God and Magdalene painted at the left, John and Longinus opposite, a cherub and a seraph above, the border with three monastic saints and St. Mary of Egypt, finely executed in the traditional manner
    12 3/8 x 10½ in. (31.5 x 26.75 cm)


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