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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1051

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF TENDERNESS

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

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    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF TENDERNESS
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1700
    The Mother of God supporting Christ with her two hands, the latter in a playful position, pressing his cheek to that of his Mother, touching her face and holding a scroll, the garments rendered traditionally with fine gold brushstrokes, and imitation of embroidery and pearls on the maphorion's hem
    12 x 10½ in. (30 x 26.75 cm)


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