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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 78

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KORSUN

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1600

    Price Realised  

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KORSUN
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1600
    The Mother tenderly embracing her Son, him holding onto the edge of her maphorion and pressing his cheek against hers, executed in the traditional style, the dark clothes of the Mother of God bearing stars on the forehead and shoulders and decorative trimmings, Christ's red cloak with dense gold brushstrokes
    11 5/8 x 10¼ in. (29.5 x 26 cm)


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