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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 122

    THE FORTY MARTYRS OF SEVASTIA

    RUSSIAN, LATE 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE FORTY MARTYRS OF SEVASTIA
    RUSSIAN, LATE 16TH CENTURY
    The Forty Martyrs wearing cloths tied around their waists, standing in the pond just outside the walled city of Sebastia, Christ appearing amidst the clouds in blessing, the pastel colours of the garments contrasting with the naked bodies and dark waters around them
    12 7/8 x 10½ in. (32.7 x 26.7 cm)


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