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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 122

    THE HOLY APOSTLE MARK THE EVANGELIST

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE HOLY APOSTLE MARK THE EVANGELIST
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    The elongated figure of the Evangelist shown full-length, in three-quarter view, his right hand raised in speech, holding a closed scroll, his features rendered realistically, his grey hair and beard defined by fine waving striations, his chiton painted in blue, his himation in beige, in the style of the 17th century
    45 3/8 x 16½ in. (115.3 x 41.9 cm)


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