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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 36

    THE DORMITION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

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    THE DORMITION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    Christ in a fiery mandorla, holding the soul of his Mother, the latter in the form of an infant, her body lying on a bier, surrounded by the Apostles, on the foreground the incident with the sacrilegious Jewish priest, Archangel Michael raising his sword to cut-off his hands
    12 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. (31.4 x 26.3 cm)


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