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    Sale 5348

    Christie's Interiors

    11 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 14

    THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST AND THE MAIN LITURGICAL FEASTS

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800

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    THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST AND THE MAIN LITURGICAL FEASTS
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800
    The main scene divided into two realms, the lower one showing the Descent of Christ into Underworld following his burial, the raising of the Just People of the Old Testament, the earthly realm above, illustrating the Resurrection of Christ from the Tomb, surrounded by twelve scenes, the first two deriving from the Life of the Mother of God, the others narrating the Life of Christ
    24¾ x 22 7/8 in. (62.75 x 58 cm)


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