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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 605

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN WITH THE GUARDIAN ANGEL AND ST. IRINA ON THE BORDER

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN WITH THE GUARDIAN ANGEL AND ST. IRINA ON THE BORDER
    17TH CENTURY
    Christ upright in His mother's arms, their somber faces portrayed traditionally in deep tones, fine chrysography detailing their vestments, the Guardian Angel and St. Irina displayed on the borders under domed settings; the later gilt halo and silver oklad unmarked, the border engraved with a chased foliate design on stippled ground
    14 x 12¼ in. (35.7 x 31 cm.)


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