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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1095

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF THE SIGN

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF THE SIGN
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Unusually portrayed like a girl, her hands raised in prayer and gazing upwards, Christ shown half-length in a medallion, blessing and holding a scroll, the garments and the background with gold leaf, the headdress of the Mother of God and the robe of Christ with decorative foliage emulating pearls
    10¾ x 8 7/8 in. (27.25 x 22.5 cm)


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