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    Sale 5914

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 22

    A CHARLES II SILKWORK PICTURE DEPICTING ELIJAH AND THE WIDOW OF SIDON

    CIRCA 1680

    Price Realised  

    A CHARLES II SILKWORK PICTURE DEPICTING ELIJAH AND THE WIDOW OF SIDON
    CIRCA 1680
    The cream silk ground worked with the prophet Elijah gesturing to the widow and her son gathering firewood, and with the grieving widow waiting whilst Elijah prays for the boy's life, framed and glazed
    15 x 10in. (38 x 25.4cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Ardith.