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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 95

    ST. SYMEON THEODOCHOS

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

    ST. SYMEON THEODOCHOS
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1700
    The elderly figure of the High Priest, shown half-length, with grey, dishevelled hair and a long beard, supporting Christ with his left forearm and right, veiled hand, the Child represented in a contrapostal pose, turning back to look at Symeon directly in the eyes, his right leg uncovered, the white scroll held by Christ and his himation projecting against the dark colours of the rest of the composition
    13¾ x 10¾ in. (34.9 x 27.3 cm)


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