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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 186

    A DEISIS

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1900

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    A DEISIS
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1900
    Comprising three panels, Christ frontal, blessing and bearing the Gospels, his Mother and John the Baptist turning towards the centre, their hands extended in supplication, painted with bold colours, the figures emphasised by a fine gilt outline on green ground
    Each: 12 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. (31.4 x 26.4 cm) (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the current owner from the Ikonen Galerie Wedmenew, Berlin, in 1990.


    Pre-Lot Text

    From a Private German Collection