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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 219

    THE PROPHET ISAIAH

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

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    THE PROPHET ISAIAH
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    The aged prophet shown in three quarter view, his right hand raised in speech, carrying a scroll inscribed with his prophecy, his face rendered with contrasting shades, his himation painted bright pink, the rest of the composition dominated by tones of green
    29½ x 15 in. (74.9 x 38 cm)


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