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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 183

    THE ANASTASIS

    GREEK, 17TH CENTURY

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    THE ANASTASIS
    GREEK, 17TH CENTURY
    Against an ovoid, radiating mandorla, the classical figure of Christ, trampling on the broken gates of Hades, raising both Adam and Eve from their graves, the resurrected figures of the Just people of the Old Testament occupying the two sides, prominent to the left John the Forerunner and the Kings David and Solomon, in the cavity of the rocky background two angels bearing the Instruments of the Passion
    18½ x 15¾ in. (47 x 40 cm)


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