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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 608

    AN EXTENDED DEISIS INCLUDING THE FOUNDERS OF THE SOLOVETSKII MONASTERY, ZOSIMA AND SAVATII, AND OTHER SELECTED SAINTS

    19TH CENTURY

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    AN EXTENDED DEISIS INCLUDING THE FOUNDERS OF THE SOLOVETSKII MONASTERY, ZOSIMA AND SAVATII, AND OTHER SELECTED SAINTS
    19TH CENTURY
    At the centre Christ seated upon a throne, blessing and holding an open Gospel, standing to the left the Mother of God, Archangel Michael, the Apostle Peter and St. John the Divine; to the right Archangel Gabriel, St. John the Baptist, Apostle Paul and St. Nicholas, kneeling to either side St. Paraskeva and Mary Magdalene, in the foreground the monastic Sts. Zosima and Savatii bowing in supplication; rendered in fine detail with rich colours, gilt highlights added throughout, on a brilliant gold background
    12¼ x 10¼ in. (31.2 x 26 cm.)


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