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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 35

    THE ENTRY OF THE MOTHER OF GOD INTO THE TEMPLE

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

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    THE ENTRY OF THE MOTHER OF GOD INTO THE TEMPLE
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    The Prophet Zachariah welcome the young Maria into the Temple, her parents bending forward, two groups of girls with candles attending the event, in the background Archangel Gabriel visiting the Mother of God, the figures and buildings rendered with precision, using a range of saturated colours
    12¾ x 10 3/8 in. (31.1 x 26.3 cm)


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