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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 81

    ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

    RUSSIAN, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
    RUSSIAN, 17TH CENTURY
    The Baptist shown half-length, with prominent wings, painted in red with gold highlights, slightly leaning to his right, holding an inscribed scroll and pointing to the body of Christ in the chalice, executed with subdued colours
    13 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (35.3 x 30.2 cm)


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