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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 129

    ST. PARASKEVA

    ROMANIAN (POSSIBLY MOLDAVIAN), CIRCA 1600

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    ST. PARASKEVA
    ROMANIAN (POSSIBLY MOLDAVIAN), CIRCA 1600
    The female martyr shown half-length, facing the beholder, attired in a green robe and matching headdress, covered by a bright red maphorion fasted on her chest with a broach, her raised halo in relief, complimented by a crown, the saint holding a jewelled cross, the design reflected in the hems of her garments, the Archangels Michael and Gabriel emerging from orange clouds against a green and blue foliate background dotted with orange stars, the pale faces structured with strong features and notably large eyes, the panel with applied, raised border
    28¾ x 19¾ in. (73 x 50.2 cm)


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