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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 430

    ST. GEORGE KILLING THE DRAGON WITH THE GUARDIAN ANGEL AND ST. CATHERINE ON THE BORDER

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    ST. GEORGE KILLING THE DRAGON WITH THE GUARDIAN ANGEL AND ST. CATHERINE ON THE BORDER
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    The Saint riding a white horse and plunging his long spear into the mouth of the winged serpent, the later surrounded by dark water, the rescued Princess Elisaba standing to the right at the doorstep of the city-walls, Christ blessing from above; painted delicately against a light green background, the garments finely decorated with gold
    13 7/8 x 12 in. (35.2 x 30.5 cm.)


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