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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 75

    THE NATIVITY OF CHRIST

    GREEK, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE NATIVITY OF CHRIST
    GREEK, 17TH CENTURY
    The Mother of God on a rocky platform, kneening in front of Christ, the latter with swaddling clothes, placed in a manger of rectangular shape, to the left of the mountain three angels and below the Magi on horseback, opposite an angel announces Christ's birth to the Shepherds, in the foreground Joseph in a pensive mood hearing of the news from an elderly shepherd, and two maids preparing the newborn's bath
    13¼ x 10 3/8 in. (33.7 x 26.3 cm)


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