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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 196

    THE NATIVITY OF CHRIST

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE NATIVITY OF CHRIST
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    Against a cave the Mother of God reclining on a couch, Christ in manger of sarcophagus shape, attended by the ass and the ox, the rest of the composition depicting events related to the Infancy of Christ: the Child's first bath, the Adoration of the Magi and the Flight into Egypt; painted predominantly with red and green hues
    12¼ x 10¼ in.(31 x 26 cm)


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