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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 162

    THE BIRTH OF THE MOTHER OF GOD INCLUDING THE BABY'S FIRST BATH AND JOACHIM OBSERVING THE EVENT FROM A TALL BUILDING

    RUSSIAN, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THE BIRTH OF THE MOTHER OF GOD INCLUDING THE BABY'S FIRST BATH AND JOACHIM OBSERVING THE EVENT FROM A TALL BUILDING
    RUSSIAN, 16TH CENTURY
    St. Anna resting on a couch, assisted by a number of maids, the image executed in the traditional style, the saturated colours of the figures standing out against the pastel shades of the constructions in the background
    10 7/8 x 8¾ in. (27.6 x 22.2 cm)


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