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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1056

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF THE SIGN

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF THE SIGN
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Frontal, wearing a prominent gold halo, with her hands raised in prayer, on her chest the half-figure of Christ Emmanuel in a circular, rayed glory, with a tripartite halo, blessing and holding a scroll, the garments of the Mother of God opulently rendered with bejewelled hems and golden folds, finely executed with deep colours
    12¼ x 10¼ in. (31.25 x 26 cm)


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