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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 144

    ST. GEORGE WITH THE BOY FROM MYTILENE

    GREEK (AEGEAN OR ASIA MINOR), CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

    ST. GEORGE WITH THE BOY FROM MYTILENE
    GREEK (AEGEAN OR ASIA MINOR), CIRCA 1700
    Riding a dark, rearing horse, trampling the serpent and plunging his spear through its mouth, attired in full armour, the hand of God placing a crown on his head from the open heaves above, the rescued boy clutching onto his saddle and carrying a wine goblet, the princess Elisaba with outstretched hand, observing the gallant deed
    12½ x 9¾ in. (31.8 x 24.8 cm)


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    Please note that this lot has some overpainting to the base of the icon.