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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 653

    THE MOTHER OF GOD WITH ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

    MAKER'S MARK T.SD. IN CYRILLIC, ST. PETERSBURG, 1842

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THE MOTHER OF GOD WITH ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
    MAKER'S MARK T.SD. IN CYRILLIC, ST. PETERSBURG, 1842
    Embracing Christ while St. John looks on in adoration, painted realistically in soft golden hues; the silver-gilt oklad with a lavish scrolling foliate and shell border in the Baroque style, with radiant cut-out haloes
    10½ x 8¾ in. (26.7 x 22 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    From the Collection of the late Princess Helen Alexander Soutzo