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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 94

    ST. JOHN THE THEOLOGIAN AND HIS DISCIPLE PROCHOROS ON THE ISLAND OF PATMOS

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1900, BASED ON A 15TH CENTURY CRETAN PROTOTYPE

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    ST. JOHN THE THEOLOGIAN AND HIS DISCIPLE PROCHOROS ON THE ISLAND OF PATMOS
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1900, BASED ON A 15TH CENTURY CRETAN PROTOTYPE
    Executed in the traditional style with saturated colours, on gold leaf
    8¾ x 6 3/8 in. (22.2 x 16.3 cm)


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    This lot copies the left wing of a Cretan triptych dedicated to the life of St. John the Evangelist. The triptych dating to circa 1500 is attributed to the workshop of Andreas Ritzos and his son, Nikolaos, and it belongs to the collection of the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow (Inv. No: 12744)

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