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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 604

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    Christ blessing and holding the open Gospels, flanked by his Mother and John the Baptist, both extending their hands in supplication, the figures rendered traditionally, the faces painted with dark colours, the garments with brighter folds, the background showing the layer of gesso; each panel with a basma and a later unmarked halo
    Each Icon 7¼ x 5¾ in. (18 x 14.5 cm.) (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE LATE MRS. KARDO-SESSOEF