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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 198

    THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST

    RUSSIAN, EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST
    RUSSIAN, EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    Christ standing in the dark waters of the river Jordan, John on the left bank leaning forward and with his right hand anointing the Saviour, the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove descending from the open, radiating segment of sky, three angels with veiled hands preparing to receive the body of Christ, executed in saturated tones
    12¼ x 10½ in. (31 x 26.5 cm)


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