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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 219

    THE BOGOLUBSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD WITH THE PATRON STS. THEODORE STRATELATES, AGRIPINA, MARFA AND ARCHANGEL MICHAEL ON THE BORDER

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800

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    THE BOGOLUBSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD WITH THE PATRON STS. THEODORE STRATELATES, AGRIPINA, MARFA AND ARCHANGEL MICHAEL ON THE BORDER
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800
    The Mother of God appearing full length making a gesture of supplication to Christ and opening a scroll with a prayer, behind her the monastery of Bogoliubovo, bright gold used for the background and in the vestments throughout, with two saints on each side of the narrative
    12¼ in. x 10½ in. (31 x 26.5 cm)


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