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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 205

    A DEISIS

    RUSSIAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY (IN THE STYLE OF THE 16TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A DEISIS
    RUSSIAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY (IN THE STYLE OF THE 16TH CENTURY)
    Christ in the central panel, blessing and holding the Gospels, flanked by his Mother and John the Baptist, both leaning forward and extending their hands in supplication, the elegant figures rendered finely with dark colours, their garments highlighted with gold details
    Each panel: 10¾ x 8¾ in. (27.25 x 22.25 cm) (3)


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