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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 181

    THE CRUCIFIXION

    GREEK, 17TH CENTURY

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    THE CRUCIFIXION
    GREEK, 17TH CENTURY
    Christ's lifeless body on the cross flanked by the crucified Thieves, to the left a group of mourning women headed by the Mother of God, to the right Christ's disciple John the Theologian and the Centurion, the walls of Jerusalem in the background, executed in the traditional style with saturated colours and gold
    18½ x 15¾ in. (47 x 40 cm)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Lots 181, 183, & 185 represent three of the major feasts of the Ecclesiastical year and they would have originally been displayed on the Iconostasis row of a small Church or Chapel.