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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 618

    THE MOTHER OF GOD LAMENTING OVER THE BODY OF CHRIST

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE MOTHER OF GOD LAMENTING OVER THE BODY OF CHRIST
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Her hair loose on her shoulders with a sorrowful expression, supporting the lifeless body of her Son, His miniature figure clad in a loin cloth and lying on a shroud, painted with saturated colours, the gold haloes standing out against the dark background
    12¼ x 10 in. (31 x 25.2 cm.)


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