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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 638

    THE MOTHER OF GOD "JOY TO ALL WHO GRIEVE"

    LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE MOTHER OF GOD "JOY TO ALL WHO GRIEVE"
    LATE 17TH CENTURY
    The crowned Mother of God holding Christ, standing in a radiant glory, surrounded by billowing clouds, flanked by two angels, each unfolding an inscribed scroll, the lower part of the composition depicting the afflicted people, an angel with impressive, shaded wings offering the Holy Communion to the elderly man in the foreground
    12¼ x 10 3/8 in. (31 x 26.2 cm.)


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