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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 132

    CHRIST MEETING THE PHARISEES

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1700

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    Estimate

    CHRIST MEETING THE PHARISEES
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1700
    The composition formed by two groups of people approaching each other from opposite directions, at the left Christ with three disciples and a prostrated female figure (perhaps one of Lazarus's sisters), confronting the Pharisees, the latter wearing distinct white head covers, the garments painted with deep colours, the cliffs in the background rendered with earth colours, their edges accentuated in beige
    14 x 12 1/8 in. (35.6 x 30.7 cm)


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