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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 213

    THE CRUCIFIXION WITH FAMILY SAINTS ON THE BORDER

    RUSSIAN, EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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    THE CRUCIFIXION WITH FAMILY SAINTS ON THE BORDER
    RUSSIAN, EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    The Crucifix on the summit of Golgotha, the bones of Adam in the cave below, the Mother of God, Mary Magdalene, John the Theologian and the Roman soldier flanking the central image, two angels with veiled hands kneeling towards the Cross, Lord Sabaoth emerging from the open heavens above, blessing and holding the globus cruciger, six family patrons on the border, painted with bright colours and gold
    12 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. (31.5 x 26.5 cm)


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