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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 612

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF TIKHVIN

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF TIKHVIN
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Christ seated on his Mother's forearm, the Mother of God directing the viewer's gaze to her son with her hand, their melancholic faces depicted naturalistically with deep tones, the dense chrysography on Christ's vestments and the gilded background highlighting His brilliance
    13 1/8 x 10 7/8 in. (33.2 x 27.7 cm.)


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