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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 437

    A QUADRIPARTITE ICON WITH THE GUARDIAN ANGEL AND ST. ELENA ON THE BORDER

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    A QUADRIPARTITE ICON WITH THE GUARDIAN ANGEL AND ST. ELENA ON THE BORDER
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    St. George killing the dragon to the upper left, The Mother of God of "The Unexpected Joy" to the upper right, St. Nicholas flanked by Christ and The Mother of God to the lower left, St. Tryphon to the lower right; beneath runs the inscription "This icon was painted in the year 1885/6, in the month of March, on the 24th day", the composition rendered with fine brushstrokes and gold details throughout
    13 7/8 x 12¼ in. (35.2 x 31 cm.)


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