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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 123

    ST. MICHAEL HORSEMAN OF THE APOCALYPSE

    RUSSIAN, 17TH CENTURY

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    ST. MICHAEL HORSEMAN OF THE APOCALYPSE
    RUSSIAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Crowned, with prominent, outstretched wings, astride a fiery winged horse, the archangel blowing a golden trumpet, raising a Book of Gospels, having trampled the gates of Hades, plunging his lance with cruciform finial into the mouth of the Devil, Christ appearing in swirling clouds, rendered with saturated red and blue colours complemented by gold details
    13 1/8 x 10½ in. (33.2 x 26.5 cm)


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