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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 152

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF THE LIFE-GIVING SOURCE

    GREEK, 18TH CENTURY, SIGNED ON THE LOWER RIGHT CORNER: BY THE HAND OF CH. ANAGNOSTOU

    Price Realised  

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF THE LIFE-GIVING SOURCE
    GREEK, 18TH CENTURY, SIGNED ON THE LOWER RIGHT CORNER: BY THE HAND OF CH. ANAGNOSTOU
    On the celestial plane, angels adoring the Mother of God and Christ, God the Father appearing at the top, the clouds embellished with stars, on gold ground, the lower part dominated by the cruciform, marble fountain, surrounded by members of the Imperial family, clerics, soldiers and lay people, at the far right the emperor Leo and the blind man, executed with bright colours and gold
    21¼ x 15¼ in. (54 x 38.7 cm)


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