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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 15

    THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST AND THE MAJOR LITURGICAL FEASTS

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST AND THE MAJOR LITURGICAL FEASTS
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800
    The central image representing Christ's Descent into the Underworld and his Resurrection from the Tomb above, surrounded by the main New Testament events, the Exaltation of the Cross and the Old Testament Trinity, four family patrons represented on the border, the spandrels showing the Evangelists, painted with bright colours on a gold background
    15 5/8 x 13 3/8 in. (39.7 x 34 cm)


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