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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1054

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN WITH A FAMILY SAINT

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800

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    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN WITH A FAMILY SAINT
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800
    Painted traditionally, the Mother of God portrayed bust-length, the figure of Christ shown upright, blessing with his right hand, both bearing prominent gold haloes, Christ's himation adorned with delicate gold highlights, a family saint under an ogee arch to the left, against a tan background with olive green border, the names inscribed in gold
    7 1/8 x 5 15/16 in. (18.1 x 15.1 cm)


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