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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 197

    THE DECOLLATION OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

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    THE DECOLLATION OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    To the left the decollation of the Baptist and to the right the presentation of his head on a platter to Salome, depicted against a rocky landscape, God the father appearing amidst clouds above and blessing the event, with four patron saints appearing at the sides, executed in sombre tones
    11¾ x 10½ in. (30 x 26.5 cm)


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