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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 213

    THE MOTHER OF GOD 'JOY TO ALL WHO GRIEVE'

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    THE MOTHER OF GOD 'JOY TO ALL WHO GRIEVE'
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    The Mother of God holding Christ, both crowned, appearing in a rayed orange mandorla, two angels indicating the Mother and Child to the afflicted people, Lord Sabaoth emerging in blessing from the open skies, the Sun and the Moon on the upper corners, painted predomintantly with reds, greens and gold
    14 x 11¾ in. (35.75 x 29.75 cm)


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