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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    THE GUARDIAN ANGEL WITH STS. ZINOVIY AND ZINOVIYA

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    THE GUARDIAN ANGEL WITH STS. ZINOVIY AND ZINOVIYA
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Holding a sceptre and a sword, with long wings, the Guardian angel standing on clouds, flanked by the sibling saints, Zinoviy and Zinoviya, carrying the Gospels and the martyr's cross respectively, above two floating angels displaying the Mandylion, the faces rendered with dark shades, highlighted in fine white brushstrokes, the garments mostly rendered with orange and green tones, accentuated with gold
    10 5/16 x 8 11/16 in. (26.2 x 22.1 cm)


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