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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 191

    A DEISIS

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    A DEISIS
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Composed of three panels, Christ depicted frontal, blessing and bearing the Gospels, the Mother of God to his right and St. John to his left, both turning towards him, gazing at the viewer and holding scrolls; all bearing gilt haloes, painted traditionally with complimentary greens and reds, the garment folds emphasised with strong gold striations
    Each: 12½ x 10 3/8 in. (31.8 x 26.4 cm) (3)


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