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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 419

    STS. SISINNIUS AND MARON ATTENDING THE MIRACLE OF ARCHANGEL MICHAEL CURING THE VIRGINS SUFFERING FROM FEVER

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    STS. SISINNIUS AND MARON ATTENDING THE MIRACLE OF ARCHANGEL MICHAEL CURING THE VIRGINS SUFFERING FROM FEVER
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    In the foreground the suffering Virgins bathing in a pool, the youthful Archangel Michael in a serpentine posture stirring the water with his lance topped with a cruciform finial, the miracle attended by the elderly St. Sisinnius presenting a Bible and the blessed monk Maron dressed in the Great Schema; the figures executed in detail with elaborate gold ornamentation
    12¼ x 10½ in. (31 x 26.7 cm.)


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