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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 112

    ST. PROKOPY OF USTYUG "FOOL FOR CHRIST" RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    ST. PROKOPY OF USTYUG "FOOL FOR CHRIST" RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    The panel coming from the Deisis register of an Iconostasis, the saint turning to the left where the image of Christ would be; his chest bare, clad only with a deep red himation, wearing half-calf boots, blessing and carrying three staffs, the image rendered in mild, mostly earthen colours, the inscriptions in the background and halo in gold
    51 x 17¼ in. (129.5 x 43.8 cm)


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