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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 167

    A DOUBLE-SIDED ICON SHOWING THE MOTHER OF GOD AND THE RAISING OF LAZARUS

    RUSSIAN, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A DOUBLE-SIDED ICON SHOWING THE MOTHER OF GOD AND THE RAISING OF LAZARUS
    RUSSIAN, 16TH CENTURY
    The bust size figure of the Mother of God and Child in a variation of the Hodegetria; the back depicting the Raising of Lazarus, the robust bodies of monumental proportions; both sides finely painted in the traditional style, the figures rendered with dark colours, the landscape in the second scene with serene pastels highlighted in white
    17¼ x 14½ in. (43.8 x 36.8 cm)


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