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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 150

    A TRIPARTITE ICON SHOWING THE CYPRIOT ST. SPYRIDON, THE MOTHER OF GOD AND ST. ANNA

    GRECO-VENETIAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A TRIPARTITE ICON SHOWING THE CYPRIOT ST. SPYRIDON, THE MOTHER OF GOD AND ST. ANNA
    GRECO-VENETIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    The upper register showing Bishop of Tremithus in Cyprus, bearing the Gospels and holding a flaming brick as a reference to the miracle he performed in the First Ecumenical Council; to the right the Mother of God contemplating the Crucifixion; the lower part representing St. Anna kneeling in prayer to the Mother of God and baby Christ, against a landscape and gold ground
    13 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. (34 x 27 cm)


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