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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 123

    THE HOLY APOSTLE PETER

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE HOLY APOSTLE PETER
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    As in the previous lot, the robust figure of the saint portrayed full length, in three-quarter view, carrying a Book and the keys of Paradise, his face rendered delicately with mild colours, his garments painted with deeper colours; the two icons would have been displayed on the third tier of the iconostasis, being part of the extended Deisis
    45 5/8 x 16¾ in. (115.8 x 42.5 cm)


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