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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 221

    MOTHER OF GOD 'JOY TO ALL WHO GRIEVE' WITH SIX PATRON SAINTS ON THE BORDER

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

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    MOTHER OF GOD 'JOY TO ALL WHO GRIEVE' WITH SIX PATRON SAINTS ON THE BORDER
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    Against an ovoid, orange and radiating glory, the crowned Mother of God holding Christ, surrounded by the afflicted people, Angels and Four Monastic Fathers, the corners occupied by the Sun and Moon, the Old Testament Trinity in the centre of the upper border, the sides showing six family patrons
    14 x 12¼ in. (35.5 x 31 cm)


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